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SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] shorten the x86_64 boot setup GDT to what the comment says
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On Thursday 09 November 2006 16:31, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> 09.11.06 14:13 >>>
> >>
> >> Stephen Tweedie has written up a patch to fix the Xen side and will be
> >> submitting that to those folks. But that doesn't excuse the GDT limit
> >> being a magnitude too big.
> >
> >Added thanks
>
> Once at this - why not set it to the *correct* value, just like i386 does,
> and update the comment at once? Namely, why would you expect to
> never run into the original problem again if there are still possible
> selectors pointing into invalid, yet within limits parts of the GDT?

Ok I will use an offset.

-Andi
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