flexible-mmap breaks application

Mike Hearn mike at navi.cx
Fri Mar 11 05:29:44 CST 2005

Uwe Bonnes wrote:
> The definition of the task is clear:
> Have a way to tell the kernel to not mmap memory above 0x7fffffff
> However the implementation is unclear to me:
> - Should this be a new syscall?
> - Or should we set some kernel parameter? Per task or global?
> Hints (or patches to test) welcome.

I would go for a new syscall, but it might be worth asking what the 
preferred implementation is on lkml. I have a feeling they don't like 
adding syscalls much.

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