Subject: Re: kern/1967: securelevel should be patchable
To: None <>
From: John Hawkinson <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/22/1996 18:54:12
>  > >How-To-Repeat:
>  > 	echo "set securelevel=-1" | gdb -k -w /netbsd
> I imagine that the current practice of putting it in the bss was done 
> specifically to prevent what you'd like to be able to do :-)

Possibly so--I did comment on that and I think the reasonable thing to
do is make your kernel immutable. The current state is sort of like
security through obscurity...