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Re: kernel module loading vs securelevel

On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 11:11:07AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > Log Message:
> > Make common kernel module binaries work on both sun3 and sun3x.
> > Tested on 3/160 (on TME) and (real) 3/80.
> > 
> > XXX: module files can be loaded only on single user?
> It looks kernel modules can't be loaded on multi user,
> i.e. if kernel securelevel is 1, unless options INSECURE is specified.
> i386 has options INSECURE by default so it just works,
> but is it intended feature?

It would seem to be intentional.  After all, kernel modules can
do all sorts of nasty things if they want to.

        Jonathan Kollasch

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