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SubjectRe: kernel: ldt allocation failed
Jakub Jelinek wrote:

> We have changed it already (e.g,. for regparm(1), fewer relocs, shorter insn
> sequences, etc.), but with exception of 2 non-dynamic relocs (which get
> different numbers) we are still compatible.
> But as written later, just using a different GDT descriptor could avoid
> having to change the ABI, but would still have the undesirable property of
> requiring every app to mmap a new page at fixed location.


It's not that bad, though, especially if your fixed location is just
beneath the standard mmap base address (e.g. 0x3f000000 -- leave some room
for future expansion -- or thereabouts on the standard 3:1 split space.)

Do you support tlsalloc() or whatever it is called?


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