Re: User-level Tasks in Hotplug Scripts?

On Sat, Feb 02, 2002 at 04:58:18PM -0800, Scott Cuyle Fritzinger wrote:
> security? make sure you only accept connections from a user who is locally
> logged in (not remote), unless you configure it differently to allow
> remote connections. this just needs to be developed further in a USB
> security model. (local user = full permissions on all USB devices?) :P

No.  Look at the new input subsystem in 2.5.  It should allow you to
have different USB keyboards and mice assigned to different X displays,
all attached to one machine.  So if one user plugs in a digital camera
into their keyboard's USB hub, who is the local user?  All users of the

It gets pretty tricky :)


greg k-h

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