[OSM-dev] mmap()

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Fri Dec 5 01:25:26 GMT 2008

Sascha Silbe wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 03:20:02PM -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
>>> I don't think that's possible. Both 32bit and 64bit userspace and 
>>> emulation work with a 64bit kernel, but at least 64bit userspace on a 
>>> 32bit kernel isn't possible.
>> Believe it or not, people actually do this on powerpc.
> Interesting. Is it possible on AMD64 as well? How does the additional 
> address space get managed?
> As this is getting off topic, I'd suggest to move to private mails.

Why would you use a 32bit kernel over a 64bit one on a 64bit arch?


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