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SubjectRe: Is PIE randomization breaking klibc binaries?
H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Yup... it should probably be pointed out the reason the old kernel
> worked was nothing but pure dumb luck. This was a GNU ld change which
> needed to be undone for klibc. It's unfortunate that stock x86-64
> binaries leave as little of a null pointer range as they do, but that's
> life, unfortunately. The other alternative is to map klibc just below
> the 2 GB point, which would also work, but the old way broke when the ld
> change went in. As previously stated, klibc-1.4.35 or higher fixes this.
> -hpa

Just for the record: The kernel with the PIE patch boots perfectly
using the klibc 1.5 shared binaries on my machine.

Uli Kunitz
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