Proposal: Enabling DMESG_RESTRICT for Groovy Onward

Julian Andres Klode julian.klode at
Thu Sep 17 17:44:55 UTC 2020

On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 12:40:36PM +1200, Matthew Ruffell wrote:
> Hello!
> I am proposing that we enable the CONFIG_SECURITY_DMESG_RESTRICT [1] feature by
> default for Groovy onward.

FTR: This change breaks kernel error reporting in apport, see

for more information - as apport now can't read dmesg, and hence
can't attach it to bugs.
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