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Bug 158412 - 32bit Opteron using Segment Limits instead of NX
Summary: 32bit Opteron using Segment Limits instead of NX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
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Reported: 2005-05-22 03:29 UTC by Warren Togami
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:19 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-05-22 05:31:58 UTC

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Description Warren Togami 2005-05-22 03:29:40 UTC
Description of problem:
FC4 32bit installed on a dual Opteron is using segment limits rather than NX.
dmesg says:
Using x86 segment limits to approximate NX protection

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Comment 1 Warren Togami 2005-05-22 03:31:00 UTC
(And yes, "nx" is listed as a flag in /proc/cpuinfo.)

Comment 2 Dave Jones 2005-05-22 05:31:58 UTC
NX needs PAE, PAE isnt enabled in the UP 686 kernel.

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