Subject: Re: Importing PaX features to NetBSD
To: None <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: tech-security
Date: 12/18/2005 17:42:30
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 11:44:07PM +0100, wrote:
> On 18 Dec 2005 at 13:09, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > Do you know any serious benchmark results especially for ASLR on any OS?
> > I realy have no idea what magnitude we are talking about here (and it's
> > certainly arch dependend).
> on linux/i386/amd64 and for a kernel compilation (say 20 minutes of
> gcc/ld/as traffic) it's basically in the noise, hard to produce
> reliable numbers that show a definitive impact one way or another.

I beleive he asked for benchmarks. "Compiling up a kernel" is not a serious
benchmark. Has this had a real benchmark suite run across a system with
it not compiled into the system vs running on a system?