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SubjectRe: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?
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Followup to:  <20020102170833.A17655@thyrsus.com>
By author: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr@thyrsus.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> But this is not a bad reason. Allowing people to avoid running suid
> programs is a *good* reason.
>

In this case that is a nonsense reason, since what you're proposing
doing is to change a userspace setuid program (which, on Unix, is
functionally a privilege level between the kernel and normal userspace
code) into kernel code. Not a win.

-hpa
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