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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 <bwalle@suse.de> 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.


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