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SubjectRe: The 3G (or nG) Kernel Memory Space Offset
> The load address for ET_EXEC executables is defined as 0x08048000;
> you can use ET_DYN if you want to load them elsewhere. Using lower
> addresses allows the use of instructions with smaller pointers and
> offsets (though this might be less important on x86).

Less on x86. HTE tells me there are only two ways (EB and E9):

EB ?? jmp OFFSET8 for 16/32/64
E9 ?? ?? jmp OFFSET16 for 16-bit mode
E9 ?? ?? ?? ?? jmp OFFSET32 for 32/64-bit mode

Jan Engelhardt
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