Subject: Re: how do I patch running kernel ?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Tim Newsham <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/25/1994 17:26:47
> Besides, unless you've patched securelevel, I don't think there is any
> good way to twiddle variables in the running kernel.  /dev/{,k}mem are,
> I believe, read-only once init sets securelevel to 1

when using LKM's recently I noticed I could load up modules into
the kernel even though the system has already gone multiuser (secure mode).
This is probably not the desired behaviour as it allows one
to break the secure level protoctions.

> 					der Mouse