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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove default_ldt, and simplify ldt-setting.
Andi Kleen wrote:
>
>> If there are no LDT entries, the LDT register is loaded
>> with a NULL descriptor.
>>
>
> x86-64 currently doesn't do this -- do you see an particular advantage
> in it?
>

It's friendlier to virtual machines ;) And you can't get a zero sized
LDT otherwise.
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