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Re: [Q: Linux/SGI] IRIX executable memory map.

To: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Subject: Re: [Q: Linux/SGI] IRIX executable memory map.
From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel@nuclecu.unam.mx>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 1997 18:49:45 -0500
Cc: wje@fir.engr.sgi.com, linux@fir.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <m0x77Rs-0005FjC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk> (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk)
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> Better to map it first. page fault is a far more critical path to stick
> conditionals into. Even better if possible is to stick it into the userspace
> dynamic loader for irix binaries. That however means not using the irix one
> or having a "preloader" before it

Nah.  We already have an IRIX specific ELF loader, so I will just
modify my existing mmap in that place.  No need for extra hacks if a
10 line change to irixelf.c fixes it.

Cheers,
Miguel.

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