virtual memory problems with Linux 2.4.5

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Thu Jun 14 00:22:25 CDT 2001

On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 07:31:33PM -0700, Alexandre Julliard 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?

Works fine here (glibc 2.2.1, linux 2.4.2-ac).

Ciao, Marcus

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