Re: NonExecutable Bit in 32Bit

From: William Heimbigner
Date: Tue Apr 24 2007 - 02:42:50 EST

On Tue, 24 Apr 2007, Cestonaro, Thilo (external) wrote:


is it right, that the NX Bit is not used under i386-Arch but under x86_64-Arch?
When yes, is there a special argument for it not to be used?

Ciao Thilo
I don't think so - some i386 cpus definitely have support for the NX bit.

Would having this be supported in i386 help debugging (and security) significantly?

William Heimbigner
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