Complete (ie no Aarch64 work required) packages

Two lists are kept here. One of packages that where placed here during the initial survey based on a quick evaluation, and other that have been placed here after a more in-depth review.

Packages that have had follow-up review done


Package: libdebian-installer, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

open coded smbios/dmidecode

zero for ARM

x86 only. The x86 version of di_system_subarch_analyze() checks the smbios manufacturer to identify Apple systems.


Package: open-vm-tools, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

comment, references use of /dev/mem by library function

zero. Does not call function on Linux to avoid /dev/mem usage

This package is a an open version of VMWare tools. The avoided use of /dev/mem on linux appears to be in a VMWare library that this code is linked against.

Packages that have only had initial survey done


Package: 389-ds-base, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

Medium

SUN only

med

LDAP server, no ARM /dev/mem/ usage


Package: busybox, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

memory access

optional

used only in devmem utility


Package: coreutils, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

comment


Package: cpufrequtils, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

HW access, x86 only

high

looks like AMD specific code only


Package: dpkg, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

comment


Package: faumachine, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

low

BIOS access

high

x86 only package


Package: fortunes-pl, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

low

strings/messages

low


Package: fpc, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

med

define

Pascal compiler, provides define of _PATH_MEM for /dev/mem, just like libc


Package: freevo, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

low

documentation

low


Package: ganglia, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

comment


Package: genext2fs, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

comment


Package: glide, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

hw access

high

driver for archaic video cards - 3Dfx voodoo cards


Package: gridengine, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

med

comment


Package: grub2, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

HW access

x86 video only

Only used for Intel Video support of i915 chipset


Package: heroes, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

low

documentation


Package: hurd, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero


Package: i810switch, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

hw access

x86 i810 chipset specific


Package: inteltool, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

hw access

This Intel processor specific utility


Package: libpcap, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

f|| high || define _PATH_MEM (same as libc) || || win32 define. not used by libpcap itself ||


Package: libx86, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

x86 only, real mode library


Package: lilo, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

x86 only


Package: lphdisk, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

x86 only, Phoenix noteBIOS specific


Package: make-dfsg, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

comment


Package: mcelog, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

dmidecode

x86 only


Package: memstat, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high?

blacklisted device

does not seem to open /dev/mem


Package: micro-evtd, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

HW access

for Kurobox NAS special HW support


Package: mtd-utils, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

comment

in comment describing device nodes for created filesystems


Package: nfft, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

med

HW access, MIPS only


Package: nmap, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

high

define, _PATH_MEM

define is in included copy of libpcap


Package: nvram-wakeup, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

HW access

x86 BIOS only


Package: omhacks, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

HW access

OpenMoko platform specific


Package: powerpc-utils, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

powerpc only


Package: s390-tools, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

S390 specific utilites


Package: s3switch, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

HW access

S3 savage video card utility


Package: sepolgen, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

med

data file

string in test case data file


Package: toshset, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

HW access

Toshiba laptop utility


Package: u-boot, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

comment

doesn't use linux /dev/mem, even if string used


Package: uml-utilities, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

med

access check

access test utility, should be OK if /dev/mem missing


Package: virt-what, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

low

test case files

no /dev/mem access, string just used in test cases


Package: wxhexeditor, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

low

special case

hex editor, special cases file size for /dev/mem


Package: x86info, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

zero

x86 specific utility


Package: yasat, code search results

Package importance

Use type

use importance

notes

low

config file

/dev/mem string used in config file for audit tool

LEG/ServerArchitecture/dev-mem/dev-mem-complete (last modified 2017-08-17 12:12:44)