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Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:30:53 +1030
From: Rusty Russell <>
To: Jessica Yu <>, AKASHI Takahiro <>
Subject: Re: module: extend 'rodata=off' boot cmdline parameter to module mappings

Jessica Yu <> writes:

> +++ 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? :-)

Acked-by: Rusty Russell <>


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