From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Jun 13 2005 - 19:03:20 EST
"David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 09:04:22 +1000
>> On Mon, Jun 13, 2005 at 02:57:16PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
>> > From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 07:42:52 +1000
>> > > It'll dump the stack anyway if we just make it a NULL pointer.
>> > Some platforms don't handle that very cleanly, for example
>> > it may be necessary to have something mapped at page zero
>> > for one reason or another.
>> Are there any existing platforms that do that in kernel mode?
> X86 did, especially during bootup, for a long time.
Still does, as does x86-64, but actually it could be changed now using
change_page_attr (and then later undoing it). Is it worth it?
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