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In article <199609241141.NAA03844@elektron.ikp.physik.th-darmstadt.de> Uwe
Bonnes <bon@elektron.ikp.physik.th-darmstadt.de> writes:

| But dosen't that free up an register for user usage. With ELF, we lost this
| register (giving a lot of programming freedom), could we get it back now?

Only if you compile the code with -fpic/-fPIC. The last time I checked, the
kernel was not compiled with -fpic.
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