Re: [GIT PULL] x86/kaslr for v3.14

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Jan 21 2014 - 08:57:00 EST

On 01/21/2014 02:27 AM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> Hm, live annotation of the kernel image is a relatively new perf
> feature, and KASLR predated that (by years) - which would at least in
> part explain why it went unnoticed. (Although it does not excuse the
> lack of testing.)

kASLR is new, but on 32 bits we have relocated the kernel for a long
time. kASLR is the first use case of relocating the 64-bit kernel, though.


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