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

* Gerhard Mack <gmack@innerfire.net> 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.

Ingo
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