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SubjectRe: Fw: signed kernel modules?

On Thu, 14 Oct 2004, David Woodhouse wrote:

> Partly to protect against accidentally-corrupted modules causing damage.
> Partly to allow a sysadmin (or more likely an IT department) to enforce
> a policy that only known and approved modules shall be loaded onto
> machines which they're expected to support. Partly to allow other
> support providers to do likewise, or at least to _detect_ the fact that
> unsupported modules are loaded.

This really doesn't answer why it has to be done in the kernel. As is it
doesn't protect against anything and doing it in user space is as

bye, Roman
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