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    If i change the kernel, i could have the application stary alive right ?

    Thanks

    Xin


    On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 5:07 PM, Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz> wrote:
    > On Wed, 2 Nov 2011, Xin Tong wrote:
    >
    >> If an application contains an undefined instruction to the processor (
    >> x86 in particular ) how does the operating system handle it. does the
    >> operating system just kill the process, or it will throw signals,
    >> trying to recover from it ?
    >
    > CPU will trap and kernel will send SIGILL to the process.
    >
    > --
    > Jiri Kosina
    > SUSE Labs
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