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[Xen-devel] Re: [RFC, PATCH 7/24] i386 Vmi memory hole

* Zachary Amsden (zach@xxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> Allow creation of an compile time hole at the top of linear address space.
> Extended to allow a dynamic hole in linear address space, 7/2005.  This
> required some serious hacking to get everything perfect, but the end result
> appears to function quite nicely.  Everyone can now share the appreciation
> of pseudo-undocumented ELF OS fields, which means core dumps, debuggers
> and even broken or obsolete linkers may continue to work.

Thanks.  Gerd did something similar (although I believe it's simpler,
don't recall the relocation magic) for Xen.  Either way, it's useful
from Xen perspective.


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