Re: group nvram
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 11:42:52AM +0100, Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> wrote:
> On Mar 17, Stephen Gran <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > This is the thinkpad /dev/nvram stuff, right? I thought for some tpctl
> I think so.
> The rationale for this change is harmonization with all other
> > utilities to work, you currently need to be in group nvram. Making that
> > equivalent to kmem seems unnecessarily broad to me.
> Users must not be in specific groups to access hardware, this is broken
> and insecure.
Like e.g. the audio and video groups ?