java 1.4.2 segfaults on new PE2850

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Fri Mar 4 00:06:00 CST 2005

On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 12:06:28AM -0600, Doug Rorem wrote:
> Outside of losing the supposed protection that the XD (Intel)
> (NX - AMD) bit provides (with the noexec=off switch)... are
> there any other implications you're aware of? (specifically
> performance related?).

I don't believe so.  It's a very targeted workaround for non-NX-safe

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