Enable Intel SMEP support when available
We should enable support for Intel's supervisor mode execution protection (SMEP) when it exists in the underlying platform. SMEP is a means by which privileged code will take page faults when trying to execute user pages, which the kernel has no reason of doing.
Updated by Electric Monk about 7 years ago
- Status changed from New to Closed
commit 799823bbed51a695d01e13511bbb1369980bb714 Author: Robert Mustacchi <email@example.com> Date: 2015-05-15T16:17:44.000Z 5890 Enable Intel SMEP support when available 5891 want to be able to see x86 control regs with kmdb Reviewed by: Joshua M. Clulow <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reviewed by: Igor Kozhukhov <email@example.com> Reviewed by: Josef 'Jeff' Sipek <firstname.lastname@example.org> Approved by: Richard Lowe <email@example.com>