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Re: stack protection

On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 09:39:53AM +0200, Xavier Roche wrote:
> Note that some options are sometimes incompatible with some packages:
> restrictions on kmem ('Deny writing to /dev/kmem, /dev/mem, and
> /dev/port') prevent lm_sensors from working properly with my server. But

"cat /dev/zero > /dev/mem" is a feature and not a bug, but today
more and more people disagree.

<cite Doug Gwin>
UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things,
because that would also stop you from doing clever things.

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