Sensors and grsecurity

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Wed Dec 22 17:46:25 CET 2004


> I have been trying to get sensors and grsecurity playing nicely
> however it seems that this is impossible if /dev/port restrictions are
> enabled.
> Unfortunately, these restrictions come along with the ones on /dev/kmem
> and /dev/mem, so I don't really want to disable them.
> 
> If my W83697HF only detects on the ISA bus, is it going to be
> impossible to read data from it without access to /dev/port?

The sensors-detect script uses /dev/port, but the driver itself
obviously doesn't (since it belongs to kernel space). Thus there should
be no issue (other than sensors-detect not working, but if you already
know which devices you have, you don't need it anyway.

-- 
Jean Delvare
http://khali.linux-fr.org/



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