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    SubjectRe: Segfault on the i386 enter instruction
    Tomasz Malesinski wrote:
    > On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 03:50:20PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
    >> Handling it like you expect would require to disassemble
    >> the function in the page fault handler and it's probably not
    >> worth doing that for this weird case.
    > Does it mean that the ENTER instruction should not be used to create
    > stack frames in Linux programs?

    Basically, yes. Here is a link to a relevant discussion in the 2.2.7 era:

    And perhaps x86-64 is handled different because of the red zone (some
    memory below the stack-pointer that can be accessed legally)?


    Bart Hartgers - TUE Eindhoven -
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