Re: Basic questions about LSM architecture.

From: Greg KH (gregat_private)
Date: Sun Nov 25 2001 - 09:24:10 PST

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    On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 03:36:37PM +0000, rhys tucker wrote:
    > Does the 'Primary Security Module' refer to a particular and specialised
    > security module or simply to the first security module to be loaded?
    I don't see where the term "Primary Security Module" is used in the
    documentation.  Could you point it out to me?
    > Does LSM use the traditional LKM mechanism i.e. are security modules
    > simply LKMs that interact with the LSM framework or are they something
    > different? 
    A LSM module uses the same kernel module mechanisms that all kernel
    modules use through module_init() and  module_exit() calls.
    greg k-h
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