virtual memory problems with Linux 2.4.5

Matthew Cline matt at
Wed Jun 13 23:02:49 CDT 2001

On Wednesday 13 June 2001 07:31 pm, you wrote:
> Alexandre Julliard <julliard at> writes:
> > Another related problem is that even without this bug, mmap64 will
> > always refuse to do an unaligned mmap, even if the kernel might have
> > accepted it (with kernel 2.2.x for instance). Maybe the best solution
> > would be to directly call the mmap syscall instead of mmap2 when
> > mapping executables, this would fix both problems.
> OK, here we go. Could you please test this, especially people running
> kernel 2.4?

With kernel 2.4.5-ac9, RedHat 6.1, it works fine with any crashing of the 
official AIM client, though I didn't test it that hard...

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