Re: [PATCH] mtrr: s/suser/capable/

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 08:48:21 EST

> speaking of /dev/kmem, I always wondered why Alan Cox (or someone
> else?) objected to adding vwrite() ability to write to vmalloc'd addresses
> via /dev/kmem and this discussion is as good as any to ask here :)

If it can be done cleanly without races fore 2.4 then I dont see a problem.
I also dont see why it is useful however which is my only objection. You can
just use the physical address it maps to anyway

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