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SubjectRe: 2.2.18Pre Lan Performance Rocks!
On Mon Oct 30, 2000 at 06:34:55PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
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> See www.uclinux.org; the uclinux guys started a 2.4 port recently. Basically
> the idea is to have a mm-nommu/ directory which implements a mostly compatible
> replacement for the mm layer (obviously stuff like mmap dont work without an
> mmu and fork is odd), and a set of binary loaders to load flat binaries with
> relocations.

mmap works -- you just can't do MAP_PRIVATE. Everything has to be
MAP_SHARED. There is no fork (though vfork works). brk doesn't work,
and things like iopl, ioperm are pointless. etc...

Oh, and when you do malloc something (malloc is mmap based) you
really want to remember to free it, since the system can't clean
up after you,

-Erik

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