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SubjectRe: noexec=on doesn't work
John Richard Moser wrote:
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> I'm running on an Athlon 64 in 32-bit mode, running 32-bit Ubuntu with
> kernel 2.6.19 (Ubuntu version 2.6.19-7-generic for the curious;
> compiled for 586). Apparently, 'noexec=on' on the kernel command line
> does nothing; the NX bit seems to not work.

Straining my memories of i586, I don't think that it even COULD do
noexec... I don't have any here to try at the moment. In any case an
option which isn't known or isn't implemented should generate a warning.

bill davidsen <>
CTO TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with small computers since 1979
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