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SubjectRe: Is the Linux memory 'flat' ?
Alan Cox says:

>> Beeing Linux a 32 bits OS, does it means _necessary_ that the memory
>> space of a process is 'flat' ? That is continuous, with no need
>> of far/near stuff.

>It is flat in Linux but if you are warped enough you can run segmented mode
>32bit segments in 32bit mode. Nobody is quite that sad however

The linux kernel code is :-) I was glad to see that Linus plans to
drop the segmented stuff in the kernel in the near future.


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