> The reason the kernel refuses to honour it, is that MAP_DENYWRITE is an
> excellent DoS-vehicle - you just mmap("/etc/passwd") with MAP_DENYWRITE,
> and even root cannot write to it.. Vary nasty.
I _really_ doubt that something does write() on /etc/passwd. Create a
file and rename it over the thing - sure, but that's it.
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