Who needs /dev/kmem?
Posted Aug 18, 2005 4:04 UTC (Thu) by pengo
Parent article: Who needs /dev/kmem?
I imagine it would be useful for researchers (security and otherwise) trying to grasp what the overall kernel memory space looks like at any one time. Any such general purpose mechanism is going to have a myriad of unforeseen uses.
As a developer of a hex editor myself, I'd personally be sad to see it go.
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