Who needs /dev/kmem?
Posted Aug 18, 2005 13:37 UTC (Thu) by nix
In reply to: Who needs /dev/kmem?
Parent article: Who needs /dev/kmem?
Andi Kleen and others have pointed out that slamming values straight into kernel memory via /dev/kmem is useful in quick-hack kernel debugging.
Basically it should be a kernel debugging option, and thus off for the vast majority of systems.
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