Re: modules and securelevel

Alan Cox (
Sun, 14 Jul 1996 18:41:57 +0100 (BST)

> I trust (heh) that Ted or Alan or Linus or Someone Else Who Knows will
> step in and correct me if I'm wrong, but I think that's the gist of
> it.

Im not the expert (thats got to be Ted) but the basic idea of securelevel is
that you can make provable assertions about the system (or nearly provable).
The practical way to do that is to boot the machine so far, then close all
the security doors until a reboot.