Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Florian Philipp <lists@××××××××××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] Hardened-performance
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 12:03:32
Message-Id: 20080713140256.0d7c6e0f@NOTE_GENTOO64.PHHEIMNETZ
In Reply to: [gentoo-performance] Hardened-performance by Florian Philipp
On Sun, 13 Jul 2008 13:53:36 +0200
Florian Philipp <> 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: Quote:"AMD64, PPC64, Alpha and other architectures benefit with PaX's PAGEEXEC memory protection at no cost whatsoever!"


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