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Re: /dev/fb* permissions, local DoS

> apparently writing random garbage into the fb devices is not supposed
> to cause a kernel panic, that seems to be a bug in the framebuffer

That's just MHO. I've not tried to reproduce this with atyfb, and I'd
probably need an objdump -d --start-address=<function it happened in>
output from you if I cannot reproduce it here. 

> driver in my kernel.  (or perhaps all 2.2 kernels with aty128fb)  i
> still think it would be more appropriate to have these permissions set
> to 620 root.video.  
> opinions? or should i file a wishlist bug against makedev? 

Having sane permissions on /dev/fb won't hurt either, so please file the
makedev bug as well. 


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