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    SubjectRe: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?
    Alan Cox <>:
    > Of course it isnt. cat /proc/dmi executes kernel mode code which is totally
    > priviledged. /sbin/dmidecode executes slightly priviledged code which will
    > core dump not crash the box if it misparses the mapped table.

    You're thinking inside-out again. Sigh...user privileges. *User* privileges!
    <a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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