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Re: [Xen-ia64-devel] PATCH: optionnaly enable xen console withirq/input.

To: "Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort Collins)" <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxx>, "Williamson, Alex (Linux Kernel Dev)" <alex.williamson@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-ia64-devel] PATCH: optionnaly enable xen console withirq/input.
From: Tristan Gingold <Tristan.Gingold@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 08:31:24 +0200
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Le Jeudi 22 Juin 2006 19:57, Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort Collins) a écrit :
> >    I also don't agree that the Xen keytable is only for
> > developers.  It
> > may be that this is an important debugging tool and therefore required
> > to be able to support a real customer.  I'd rather see this feature on
> > by default so it's there for in-the-field debugging later, and so that
> > the xen/ia64 community uses it and makes sure it works.  Thanks,
> You may want to ask about this in xen-devel.  Long
> ago iirc there was some concern expressed that the
> keytable might present possible security holes (maybe
> DoS attacks)?
It is possible to reboot the system with a key !


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