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From: Florian Philipp <lists@...>
Subject: Re: Hardened-performance
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 14:02:56 +0200
On Sun, 13 Jul 2008 13:53:36 +0200
Florian Philipp <lists@...> wrote:

> Hi list!
> 
> Can anyone tell me if using a hardened-profile has any performance
> implications?
> 
> To be more specific:
> 
> I use an AMD64 X2 for realtime video encoding and some network
> services and the company I work for uses some of their (Intranet web
> and file) servers for high performance computing. Would using stuff
> like PaX reduce, for example, memory allocation, memory access and
> context switching?

Never mind, just found this myself:
http://www.pjvenda.org/linux/doc/pax-performance/

Quote:"AMD64, PPC64, Alpha and other architectures benefit with PaX's
PAGEEXEC memory protection at no cost whatsoever!"
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