Re: non-executable stack (via PT_GNU_STACK) not being enforced
On Thu, 14 Oct 2010 16:39:57 -0500, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-10-14 at 17:39 -0400, Jordan Metzmeier wrote:
> > There is not only issues of legacy hardware but virtual machines. I
> > signed up for the RHEL 6 beta. Downloaded my copy and fired it up in
> > virtualbox, only to find that it failed to boot, because virtualbox did
> > not support PAE.
> According to Virtualbox Devteam: Virtualbox does support PAE/NX. I
> don't know where it is, but I found an old ticket from 2007 that is
> marked as 'fixed' and somebody in said ticket mentioned advanced tab.
Yes, there is a non-default "enable PAE/NX" option under settings for
the VM in the virtualbox GUI. This is rather off-topic at this point.