(subset) [PATCH v2 00/37] Implement execute-only protection on powerpc

Michael Ellerman mpe at ellerman.id.au
Sun Oct 15 21:00:23 AEDT 2023

On Mon, 25 Sep 2023 20:31:14 +0200, Christophe Leroy wrote:
> This series reworks _PAGE_FLAGS on all platforms in order
> to implement execute-only protection on all powerpc.
> For all targets except 40x and 604 it will be a real execute-only
> protection as the hardware and/or software allows a distinct protection.
> For 40x and 604 that's a poor's man execute-only protection in the
> way that once the page is in the TLB it can be executed. But it's
> better than nothing and allows to have a similar implementation for
> all sorts of powerpc.
> [...]

Patches 1 and 2 applied to powerpc/fixes.

[01/37] powerpc/8xx: Fix pte_access_permitted() for PAGE_NONE
[02/37] powerpc/64e: Fix wrong test in __ptep_test_and_clear_young()


More information about the Linuxppc-dev mailing list