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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Randomize kernel base address on boot
    On Thu, 26 May 2011 16:01:21 EDT, Vivek Goyal said:

    > Also randomization of kernel load address at run time will probably have
    > some issues with crashkernel=X@Y address syntax. So far user knew what
    > address first kernel is booting from and user could speicy where to
    > reserve memory. Now it might happen that user specified some memory
    > to reserve and kernel decided to occupy that space resulting in failed
    > memory reservation for crash kernel.

    That is however fixable - the randomizer just needs to make sure it doesn't
    overlay the crashkernel= space, and the crashkernel needs to be started with a
    'norandomize' parameter. If your threat model includes attacks on the
    crashkernel that randomizing will help with, you got bigger problems. ;)

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