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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Randomize kernel base address on boot
On 05/27/2011 10:46 AM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
> If i understood you correctly you suggest randomizing the image by
> shifting the symbols in it around. The boot loader would still load
> an 'image' where it always loads it - just that image itself is
> randomized internally somewhat, right?
>
> ( because that's the only way we can avoid the problems with e820
> memory maps which you referred to, if don't actually change the
> load address. )
>

That doesn't solve any problems with the memory map.

-hpa


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