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Date:      Fri, 24 Sep 2004 15:49:59 -0000
From:      Peter Pentchev <>
Cc:        "freebsd-hackers@FreeBSD. ORG" <freebsd-hackers@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: Kernel-loadable Root Kits
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On Sat, Sep 08, 2001 at 05:43:41AM -0400, Deepak Jain wrote:
> Short question:
> Is there a way to prevent the kernel from allowing loadable modules?

Run your system in securelevel 1 or higher.
See the init(8) manual page and the kern_securelevel_enable and
kern_securelevel variables in the rc.conf(5) manual page.


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