valgrind partially broken by current hardy-proposed kernel?

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Wed Jun 4 12:30:55 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 03:07:10PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:

> True, but the mmap_min_addr setting only affects MAP_FIXED, in which
> you really want address 0.  (And yes, that's valid, but not common.)
> The common use-case of use NULL to just get an arbitrary mapping is done
> without MAP_FIXED.

vbetool needs to map address 0 with MAP_FIXED in order to get the IDT.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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