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    SubjectRe: /dev/mem "unbounded?"
    Hi Peter,

    ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
    > To: "Andrei Warkentin" <awarkentin@vmware.com>
    > Cc: "LKML" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
    > Sent: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 7:11:42 PM
    > Subject: Re: /dev/mem "unbounded?"
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    >
    > Well, that mechanism is broken. The way it *should* work is that any
    > region which is system RAM should be denied access, and the rest is
    > accessible. The current behavior is a hack due to the behavior of
    > some
    > old versions of Xorg, but that has long been fixed.
    >

    Ah, ok, that seems very reasonable. Thank you for clarifying!

    A


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