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Re: How to get the right source

On Friday 28 July 2006 16:29, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> For anything other than an embedded system, a modular kernel is a much
> better idea.
> .....
> I can't think of any good reason for a non modular kernel on a system in
> general.  It doesn't have any benefits.

A non-modular kernel  {old-BSD-style}  is reckoned by some to be more secure, 
since there are potential issues with loadable kernel modules.  Still, if 
someone has gained access enough to cause a kernel module to load, there are 
far worse things they can do.

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