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Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:48:22 -0500
From: Jessica Yu <>
To:, AKASHI Takahiro <>
Subject: Re: module: extend 'rodata=off' boot cmdline parameter to module

+++ AKASHI Takahiro [14/11/16 15:15 +0900]:
>The current "rodata=off" parameter disables read-only kernel mappings
>    commit d2aa1acad22f ("mm/init: Add 'rodata=off' boot cmdline parameter
>    to disable read-only kernel mappings")
>This patch is a logical extension to module mappings ie. read-only mappings
>at module loading can be disabled even if CONFIG_DEBUG_SET_MODULE_RONX
>(mainly for debug use). Please note, however, that it only affects RO/RW
>permissions, keeping NX set.
>This is the first step to make CONFIG_DEBUG_SET_MODULE_RONX mandatory
>(always-on) in the future as CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA on x86 and arm64.
>Suggested-by: and Acked-by: Mark Rutland <>
>Signed-off-by: AKASHI Takahiro <>
>Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <>
>Cc: Rusty Russell <>

Hi Rusty, could I get an (n)ack for this patch? :-)



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