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Re: 2.4 kernels + >=binutils-

To: Kumba <>
Subject: Re: 2.4 kernels + >=binutils-
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 05:09:19 +0100
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On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 08:08:25PM -0500, Kumba wrote:

> Hmm, well, The readelf -l and -S output from a 
> cross-compiler is attached, along with -l & -S outout from the 
> (--version reports as well for comparison.
> The PAX_FLAGS bit comes from a patch added in gentoo for PaX support in 
> binaries.  More info on PaX is at  I'm going 
> to rebuild my kernel cross-compiler without that one patch and see what 
> the results are.

PAX can't be fully supported on MIPS anyway; the architecture doesn't
have a no-exec flag in it's pages.

PAX docs are bullshit btw.  execution proection doesn't require a split TLB
and anyway, the MIPS uTLBs are split.


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