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Re: Aperture, security
> > Use better designed hardware, like sparc, or macppc. On sparc the
> > aperture driver is not used at all, on macppc or sparc64 it only gives
> > access to the video card's memory.
Actually, this isn't all that true anymore.
On the sparc, it is safe.
On the ultrasparc with sbus video cards it is safe.
Enter the world of pci video, and it goes to hell. These cards have
a userland program possibly controlling a DMA engine...