[PATCH] Allow exec on 32-bit from readable, non-exec pages, with a warning.

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Tue Jul 10 06:52:09 EST 2007

On Monday 09 July 2007, Scott Wood wrote:
> The hardware in question doesn't support non-executable mappings; 
> otherwise, it'd never have worked in the first place.  Note that this is 
> only allowed on 32-bit, non-book-E.
> There isn't much value in enforcing non-exec mappings only if it happens 
> to be the first fault on a given page.

Ok, much clearer now. Do you mind adding that explanation to the
changelog text? If it's going into the stable kernel update, there
may be more people reading this with the same problem understanding
the patch.

	Arnd <><

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