Subject: Re: i386 + aperture + 1.6Q
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/28/2003 17:50:46
"Perry E. Metzger" <> writes:

> One note: there is no need to run the aperture driver. You can run X
> perfectly well without it by setting options INSECURE.
> Given the nature of the X server and video cards, the aperture driver
> does not actually substantially add to system security...

Have I misunderstood?  I thought setting INSECURE meant doing without
several security related features, like enforced immutable and append
only files, for instance?

Tom Ivar Helbekkmo, Senior System Administrator, EUnet Norway  T: +47-22092958 M: +47-93013940 F: +47-22092901