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Amon Ott rsbac@rsbac.org
Wed Apr 24 10:39:01 2002

On Wednesday, 24. April 2002 04:23, Metrix wrote:
> Thanks Amon, I really appreciate your detailed
> replies. Just a quick question, why does root require
> access to /dev/mem, and SCD target kmem, in order to
> access /dev/mem?

Kernel memory access is extremely dangerous, and you can access it through 
several devices and /proc/kcore. So I rather made an extra SCD target than 
relying on correct device and (non-persistent) proc file access control.