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Date:      Tue, 10 Oct 1995 10:00:47 -0700
From:      "Justin T. Gibbs" <gibbs@freefall.FreeBSD.org>
To:        "Garrett A. Wollman" <wollman@lcs.mit.edu>
Cc:        Andrew Herdman <andrew@whine.com>, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: A few questions 
Message-ID:  <199510101700.KAA04725@aslan.cdrom.com>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 10 Oct 1995 11:35:19 EDT." <9510101535.AA10002@halloran-eldar.lcs.mit.edu> 

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>>From init(8):
>
>     1     Secure mode - immutable and append-only flags may not be changed;
>           disks for mounted filesystems, /dev/mem, and /dev/kmem are read-
>           only.
>
>X can't write to your video card's memory.

It be nice if you could still run X while in secure mode 1 (or perhaps we
should add an extra secure level so you could do this?) without having
all of /dev/mem R/W.

>-GAWollman
>
>--
>Garrett A. Wollman   | Shashish is simple, it's discreet, it's brief. ... 
>wollman@lcs.mit.edu  | Shashish is the bonding of hearts in spite of distance.
>Opinions not those of| It is a bond more powerful than absence.  We like peopl
>e
>MIT, LCS, ANA, or NSA| who like Shashish.  - Claude McKenzie + Florent Vollant

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Justin T. Gibbs
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  Software Developer - Walnut Creek CDROM
  FreeBSD: Turning PCs into workstations
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