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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] make kASLR vs hibernation boot-time selectable
On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 12:48 PM, H. Peter Anvin <> wrote:
> On 06/12/2014 12:46 PM, Kees Cook wrote:
>> Distros want to be able to offer CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE as well as
>> CONFIG_HIBERNATION in a single kernel. Instead of making kASLR depend on
>> !HIBERNATION at compile time, allow kaslr to be selectable at boot time
>> (via "kaslr" kernel command line), which will disable hibernation in the
>> kernel. In this way the end user can choose which feature they want more
>> with hibernation continuing to stay enabled by default (no surprises).
> Any way we can make them work together instead?

I'm sure there is, but I don't know the solution. :)

At the very least this gets us one step closer (we can build them together).


Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security

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