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    SubjectRe: [announce] [patch] NX (No eXecute) support for x86, 2.6.7-rc2-bk2

    * Gerhard Mack <> wrote:

    > > kernel tried to access NX-protected page - exploit attempt? (uid: 500)
    > > Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address f78d0f40
    > > printing eip:
    > > ...
    > Just a small nitpick...
    > Can you please drop the "- exploit attempt" from the error? Buffer
    > overflows aren't always exploits.

    this message will only trigger if the kernel tries to _execute_ an
    non-executable kernel page - which almost never happens even considering
    kernel crashes. Normal kernel oopses will still look like they used to.

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