Re: Misc Fixes

Alan Cox (
Tue, 9 Jul 1996 16:55:09 +0100 (BST)

> o Ext2s module now loads
> Tried getting this patch through during 1.3; Linus rejected it as making
> it too easy for module to circumvent securelevel. The fix he wanted was
> write a functional interfaces so that it would be possible for ext2 to
> obtain the current securelevel settings, without being able to set it.

Garbage reason. You can load a module that patches the kernel if you can
load a module. Securelevel should stop module loads.