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Re: To NX or not to NX



On Mon, 2007-01-01 at 13:17 -0500, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-01-01 at 16:56 +0100, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> > Looking through dmesg on my laptop, I noticed the following:
> > 
> > Using x86 segment limits to approximate NX protection
> > 
> > While this is certainly nice, the processor is quite capable of real
> > NX:
> [snip]
> > Is there a reason this is not used?
> 
> Unfortunately, you have to use a PAE kernel to use real NX :(

doesn't anaconda default to this on NX capable machines?
(all NX capable machines have PAE support as well obviously)


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