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Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:28:55 -0500
From: Scott Wood <oss@...error.net>
To: Jason Yan <yanaijie@...wei.com>, mpe@...erman.id.au, 
 linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org, diana.craciun@....com,
 christophe.leroy@....fr,  benh@...nel.crashing.org, paulus@...ba.org,
 npiggin@...il.com,  keescook@...omium.org,
 kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: wangkefeng.wang@...wei.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, 
 jingxiangfeng@...wei.com, zhaohongjiang@...wei.com,
 thunder.leizhen@...wei.com,  fanchengyang@...wei.com, yebin10@...wei.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 00/12] implement KASLR for powerpc/fsl_booke/32

On Tue, 2019-09-10 at 13:34 +0800, Jason Yan wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> 
> On 2019/8/28 12:05, Scott Wood wrote:
> > On Fri, 2019-08-09 at 18:07 +0800, Jason Yan wrote:
> > > This series implements KASLR for powerpc/fsl_booke/32, as a security
> > > feature that deters exploit attempts relying on knowledge of the
> > > location
> > > of kernel internals.
> > > 
> > > Since CONFIG_RELOCATABLE has already supported, what we need to do is
> > > map or copy kernel to a proper place and relocate.
> > 
> > Have you tested this with a kernel that was loaded at a non-zero
> > address?  I
> > tried loading a kernel at 0x04000000 (by changing the address in the
> > uImage,
> > and setting bootm_low to 04000000 in U-Boot), and it works without
> > CONFIG_RANDOMIZE and fails with.
> > 
> 
> How did you change the load address of the uImage, by changing the
> kernel config CONFIG_PHYSICAL_START or the "-a/-e" parameter of mkimage?
> I tried both, but it did not work with or without CONFIG_RANDOMIZE.

With mkimage.  Did you set bootm_low in U-Boot as described above?  Was
CONFIG_RELOCATABLE set in the non-CONFIG_RANDOMIZE kernel?

-Scott


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