Re: UML fails to locate address space

From: Jeff Dike
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 13:35:33 EST

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 11:22:08AM -0400, linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
> Does this mean that I cannot mmap() address zero in the kernel
> anymore? I should be able (in the kernel) read anything, and
> then mmap() it to something usable in user-space. If address
> zero is now artifically trapped there are problems being created
> for no good reason at all.

We're operating from userspace here.

In any case, this hasn't happened with any kernel I've seen, but I'm
suspicious that Ubuntu has started treating page zero specially.


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