Re: [PATCH] x86: Configure NX support earlier in setup_arch

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Mon Jul 14 2014 - 13:36:06 EST

On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 10:28:43AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Oh, it is a case of Grub2 utter braindamage. That figures. I guess we
> need to invoke verify_cpu in yet another place.

How so? The bug report speaks of disabling NX in the BIOS, I'm assuming
they're setting bit 34 in IA32_MISC_ENABLE.

How would that affect grub2?


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