Re: LKPK (Live Kernel Patching Kit)

Chad C Giffin (
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 02:09:07 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 25 Jul 1998, Adam Sulmicki wrote:
:Date: Sat, 25 Jul 1998 19:46:34 -0400
:Chad C Giffin writes:
:->I just starting designing such a thing last week. I made the mistake of
:->talking about it on IRC and now suddenly I see this? [1]
:I don't think so. I mentioned it on linux-kernel several time. I did came
:up with it the first time, when the off-by-one bug surfaced. I never
:heard it on IRC.

Oh O.K. then :-)

I would like to point out that I didn't mean to come on so harshly in my

:I think you are talking about something else. I even did not try to think
:about anything like this as it is _extermely_ complicated.

So is going through the kernel and catching all references to variables,
functions and such :-)

:As I said I have it alrady working for the off-by-one bug, it looks really

I get a sense of god-like proportions when I patch /dev/kmem with dd(1).

:BTW: How about cooperation instead of competition? :P


Chad C Giffin

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