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SubjectRe: Direct access to hardware
James Sutherland <> 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.
Dr. Horst H. von Brand
Departamento de Informatica Fono: +56 32 654431
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria +56 32 654239
Casilla 110-V, Valparaiso, Chile Fax: +56 32 797513

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