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    SubjectRe: IA32 | [OFFTOPIC]: Segementation Question
    Grzegorz Kulewski wrote:
    > On Thu, 2 Jun 2005, Matthias-Christian Ott wrote:
    >
    >> Hi.
    >> I'm currently doing some research on the IA32 Segementation Concept.
    >> But there's one thing I don't understand:
    >> If I perform a far jump it looks like this:
    >> jmp 16bit:32bit
    >>
    >> The 16bit are representing the segement number and the 32bit the
    >> offset. But to what refers the 16bit? To the GDT or the current LDT?
    >
    >
    > IIRC, there is one bit flag in selector that decides if it is from GDT
    > or LDT. But maybe I am wrong...
    >
    >
    > Grzegorz Kulewski
    >
    Ok, you're right, I read over this (see IA-32 Manual Part 3, Page 81).

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    Matthias-Christian Ott
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