Enable promiscous /dev/mem in ubuntu server

ratheesh kannoth ratheesh.ksz at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 10:30:56 UTC 2014

> Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 3:22 PM, Robie Basak <robie.basak at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hi Ratheesh,
> On Thu, Apr 03, 2014 at 02:30:13PM +0530, ratheesh kannoth wrote:
>> I could see in  /boot/config-3.11.0-12-generic  file  that
>> 1) Is there any way to get around ?
> I'm not sure. If you don't get an answer here, try the Ubuntu kernel
> team mailing list or IRC channel [1].

I just copied kernel team also here.

>> 2) if only kernel recompilation is the option, is it same as desktop
>> ubuntu kernel compilation  ?  this wiki
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel  talks about some.
> The server kernel is now -generic and the same as the desktop kernel.
> Just make sure you build the -generic kernel using the binary-generic
> target as specified in those instructions.

I think there should be some difference in the way kernel is
configured. I can load ubuntu server on a cisco UCS
box but i could not load ubuntu desktop.


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