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    SubjectRe: Non-Exec stack patches
    On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 10:47:02AM +0100, Jamie Lokier wrote:
    > People looking at PROT_EXEC page table flags might want to be aware
    > that <asm-um/pgtable.h> mimics the behaviour of i386: read implies and
    > is implied by exec, write implies read.
    > That might mean user-mode linux doesn't provide no-exec-stack
    > protection even when the underlying kernel does offer it. I'm not sure.

    I thought UML only runs on i386.
    And on i386, you have no NX feature.
    You can run i386 UML on AMD64 (with 64bit kernel) though.

    Kurt Garloff <> Cologne, DE
    SUSE LINUX AG, Nuernberg, DE SUSE Labs (Head)
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