Wine on FreeBSD current

John Birrell jb at
Sun Jun 20 16:04:55 CDT 2004

On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 04:57:43PM +0200, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jun 2004, John Birrell wrote:
> > "wine: failed to initialize: /something/lib/wine/ mmap of
> > entire address space failed: Cannot allocate memory"
> >
> > is caused by Wine attempting to mmap memory outside the user process
> > address space. I see mmap addr around 0xd8100000 (mostly 0xd81eccd8)
> > whereas the user address space limit on FreeBSD current is 0xbfc00000
> > (at least on my system).
> > [...]
> > I ran a test of mmap on FreeBSD current to see what address space I
> > was able to mmap. Using objdump to identify the pages that the test
> > program was linked to load in, the test program was able to mmap MAP_ANON,
> > MAP_FIXED, MAP_NOCORE all memory from 0x0 to 0xbfc00000, except the
> > pages at which the test program was mapped at.
> Thanks for the fine analysis, John!
> I wonder, is there some way to avoid the "bad" mmapping on FreeBSD, change
> Wine, or do we have to get FreeBSD changes?

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