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Date:	Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:06:49 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Yinghai Lu <>
CC:	Kees Cook <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	the arch/x86 maintainers <>,
	Jarkko Sakkinen <>,
	Matthew Garrett <>,
	Matt Fleming <>,
	Eric Northup <>,
	Dan Rosenberg <>,
	Julien Tinnes <>, Will Drewry <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/6] x86: kaslr: relocate base offset at boot

On 04/13/2013 05:37 PM, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> so decompress code position is changed?
> You may push out bss and other data area of run-time kernel of limit
> that boot loader
> chose according to setup_header.init_size.
> aka that make those area overlap with ram hole or other area like
> boot command line or initrd....

Is there a strong reason to randomize the physical address on 64 bits
(and if so, shouldn't we do it right?)


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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