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SubjectRe: Direct access to hardware
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James Sutherland <jas88@cam.ac.uk> said:
> On Sun, 23 Jul 2000, Horst von Brand wrote:

[...]

> > Yep. It should also carefully check that those damn ELF thingies being
> > thrown at the CPU better contain valid code!

> It does. How do you think the kernel works around CPU bugs - replicate
> nanites to rewire the CPU?

Please show me where Linux checks every byte of an executable before
running it to make sure it doesn't f00f or coma your CPU.
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