Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Eric S. Raymond (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 18:09:26 EST

Alan Cox <>:
> Of course it isnt. cat /proc/dmi executes kernel mode code which is totally
> priviledged. /sbin/dmidecode executes slightly priviledged code which will
> core dump not crash the box if it misparses the mapped table.

You're thinking inside-out again. Sigh...user privileges. *User* privileges!

		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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