Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 17:39:27 EST

> Yeah, that's my point. Saying "just make it suid" is not a good answer,
> because it ignores the fact that smart sysdamins don't want to run suid
> programs more than absolutely necessary. Not to mention screwing people
> who follow Linus's good advice and configure/build kernels as non-root.

So you want the lowest possible priviledge level. Because if so thats
setuid app not kernel space. Arguing about the same code in either kernel
space verus setuid app space is garbage.

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