Re: Opterons and the NX flag.
Patrick Flaherty <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> According to the 2.6.8 change log, Ingo added support to boot smp
> opterons in NX mode.
That change only added NX support for i386 kernels running on
processors which support that bit. It gets enabled if you configure
the kernel with CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G (which turns on PAE mode).
x86_64 kernels already had support for the NX bit, at least for a year
Juergen Kreileder, Blackdown Java-Linux Team