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>My current solution to get ftape loaded is to calloc(5*1024*1024) and then
>run insmod immediately afterwards, but having to do this is a joke.
>
>Any comments?

Yes. It won't work with the new calloc() in libc 5.3.x --- it just
maps a page of zeros, it doesn't actually write to them :-) Ok, the
fix is trivial; you have to write something in each page.

A proper fix is also needed for, eg, SVGATextMode (console resizing).

Daniel
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Daniel Barlow, http://ftp.linux.org.uk/~barlow, daniel.barlow@sjc.ox.ac.uk

panic("bad_user_access_length executed (not cool, dude)");



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