Subject: Re: wscons: "ESC in kernel output" triggers a panic?
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Jaromír <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/21/2001 23:40:20
Bill Studenmund wrote:
> Yes, but by panicing when they are seen, we make a DoS attack...

Arguably, not very well exploitable, since there is no way afaik
to make kernel print string containing ESC ...

Anyway, I don't feel like the panic is appropriate there. Anyone
would mind if I'd change it to printf() the way I previously posted ?

Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, dammit!  @@@@