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SubjectRe: Turn CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM in sysctl dev.mem.restricted
On Sun, 16 Nov 2008 15:47:45 +0100
Bernhard Walle <> wrote:

> While the original submission of CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM mentions that
> the option has been in RHEL and Fedora for 4 years without problems,
> that's only a half of the story. The truth is that at least RHEL
> has /dev/crash exactly to circumvent that /dev/mem restriction. Don't
> tell me that this is better than having that sysctl entry. ;-)

I assume /dev/crash is read only

but your series still makes absolutely no sense to me...
really. Nak.

You either want this at compile time or you don't want it at all.

Arjan van de Ven Intel Open Source Technology Centre
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