Wine preloader redux

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Tue Mar 4 05:04:26 CST 2008

Stefan Dösinger <stefan at> writes:

> Am Dienstag, 4. März 2008 10:24:25 schrieb Alexandre Julliard:
>> "Dan Kegel" <dank at> writes:
>> > Say, it looks like at some point in the past, an alternate
>> > approach was looked at for reserving special addresses:
>> >
>> > If that kernel issue were resolved, would that let us get
>> > rid of the preloader?
>> Not really, we'd still need to support older kernels, and the preloader
>> is more flexible anyway. Why would you want to get rid of it?  We
>> haven't had any trouble with it for a long time.
> Might that fix our problem with the VM limitation for video drivers?

No, the memory needs to be reserved one way or another.

Alexandre Julliard
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