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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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