ELFloader versions

John-Mark Bell jmb202 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jan 12 15:17:09 PST 2005


On Wed, 12 Jan 2005, John Tytgat wrote:

> In message <Pine.LNX.4.44.0501122151520.8473-100000 at tarrant.ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>           John-Mark Bell <jmb202 at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> > There is a known issue with some binaries causing system freezes which 
> > I've not had time to get to the bottom of. However, there is a module 
> > version 0.04 - http://moose.mine.nu:6888/el004.zip which has been 
> > rewritten in C, so is somewhat more maintainable. This does, however, have 
> > the same issues as 0.03 (which I suspect are to do with wimpslot 
> > resizing, but I've no hard evidence for this)
> 
> I just has a quick src code look and I was wondering if it wouldn't be
> better to call OS_CLI with "GO <address> ; <environemnt>" in elf_run()
> than its current code (which looks, mmh, how shall I say it, euh, 
> "interesting") ?

Perhaps. That code is effectively the example given in PRM2 (page 86 in my 
version) - OS_FSControl 2.

John.




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