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Re: kernel module loading vs securelevel

On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 11:23:29AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
 > > It would seem to be intentional.  After all, kernel modules can
 > > do all sorts of nasty things if they want to.
 > In that case, module autoload/autounload is not functional at all and
 > we have to specify all possible necessary modules explicitly
 > during boot time??

Yes. Otherwise it's quite easy to defeat securelevel by causing the
loading of a module that resets it to -1.

David A. Holland

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