On Mon, 2017-07-24 at 20:18 +0200, Helio Loureiro wrote:
> First an errata: I don't see messages since March, not January as I stated
> wrongly before.
> And I tracked similar messages on other distros and found a message from
> Linus himself about a way to avoid such error:
> Checking standard Debian kernel settings, I can see it is indeed enabled.
> # grep CONFIG_DEBUG_WX /boot/config-4.9.0-3-amd64
> So is possible to delivery a correction kernel package with such parameter
This check catches a real security weakness in Xen. We won't disable
checking for it. Note that I did downgrade the severity of the warning
when running on Xen, since we know about it and don't expect it to be
Reality is just a crutch for people who can't handle science fiction.