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KernelTrap: Secure Computing For 2.6

Jul 07, 2004, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Andrea Arcangeli presented a 'secure computing' patch for the 2.6.7 stable Linux kernel, asking people to review it and to look for holes. Evidently referring to the as-of-yet veiled CPUShare, Andrea explains, 'I need this new kernel feature for a spare time research project I'm developing [on] the weekends,' which at first glance looks to be a cooperative clustering solution.

"2.6 maintainer Andrew Morton responded mostly favorably to the small patch, 'of course, yes, the patch is sufficiently safe and simple for it to be mergeable in 2.6, if this is the way we want to do secure computing...'"

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