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Subject[PATCH] Re: [BUG] 2.4.22-rc3 broke x86-64 ia32 emulation?
Mikael Pettersson <> writes:

> 2.4.22-rc3 appears to have broken x86-64's ia32-emulation.
> Now, whenever I run a 32-bit binary I get general protection
> and a core dump:

Ah, I know what the problem is. It's a side effect of the
interrupt gate fix. This patch should fix it.

Marcelo, can you please apply it? It fixes the 32bit emulation
on x86-64.


Fix 32bit system call gate.

--- linux/arch/x86_64/kernel/traps.c-o 2003-06-16 13:03:58.000000000 +0200
+++ linux/arch/x86_64/kernel/traps.c 2003-08-20 10:00:11.000000000 +0200
@@ -837,7 +837,7 @@

- set_intr_gate(IA32_SYSCALL_VECTOR, ia32_syscall);
+ set_system_gate(IA32_SYSCALL_VECTOR, ia32_syscall);


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