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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 <sgran@debian.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
> distributions.
> > 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 ?


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