Standard load address for a Win32 program (0x00400000) not available

Per Wigren wigren at
Mon Sep 23 11:58:50 CDT 2002

Yes, Streambox VCR didn't work with the openwall patch from grsecurity. It 
worked fine when I disabled openwall and recompiled the kernel...

// Per

Monday 23 September 2002 12.14 skrev Shachar Shemesh:
> For me the problem happened when I used the grsecurity patch for 2.4. It
> appears that, in an attempt to block some exploits, the patch will use
> that address for glibc, thus making it unavailable for normal load
> (quoting Alexander's reply to my query). This should not, normally, pose
> a problem, unless you are using some special case program.
> In my case, there was a problem with IDA pro, implementing some
> anti-reverse engineering techniques, that caused it to depend on this
> load address in order to work. Is there any program that is actually
> causing you problems?
>             Shachar
> Per Wigren wrote:
> >Hi!
> >
> >I'm trying to run Streambox VCR, but I get this error:
> >
> >err:win32:do_relocations Standard load address for a Win32 program
> >(0x00400000) not available - security-patched kernel ?
> >wine: could not load 'F:\x\vcr.exe' as Win32 binary
> >
> >I DO have some security-patches in the kernel.. If that is the problem,
> > what patches should I disable?
> >
> >Regards
> >Per Wigren

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