Re: modules and securelevel

lilo (
Sat, 13 Jul 1996 12:12:19 -0500 (CDT)

On Fri, 12 Jul 1996, Kai Schulte wrote:

> Protecting the kernel against each module would cause a lot of unnecessary
> overhead. Is there any good reason why modules should not be "trusted"
> code?

If there is, we're all screwed, because they have to be. You've correctly
pointed out that once you're a module you can pretty much do anything you