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  • Loongson64 Finally Seeing KASLR With Mainline Linux 5.11 Kernel

    Phoronix: Loongson64 Finally Seeing KASLR With Mainline Linux 5.11 Kernel

    While the Linux kernel has supported Kernel Address Space Layout Randomization (KASLR) for a decade and a half in varying forms, it hasn't been supported for all hardware targets. Only in 2021 is the mainline Linux kernel seeing KASLR working for the MIPS-based Loongson64 platform...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...SLR-Linux-5.11

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    Wonder what took so long? OpenBSD is popular on that platform and all of its platforms support KASLR with the re-linking the kernel on each boot even. Then again that is a much smaller and polished kernel than the Linux kernel.

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