Subject: Re: Spontaneous reset testing needed
To: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Klaus Klein <email@example.com>
Date: 06/16/2004 14:28:42
On Wednesday 16 June 2004 13:24, Klaus Klein wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 June 2004 12:53, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> > Can you update once more (there were a few mistakes in my change),
> > and additionally apply the following diff.
> > This moves the IDT to another location in physical memory.
> > To be exact, from the first few pages to directly behind
> > the kernel.
> > If something is overwriting low physical memory, then this will
> > move the IDT out of the way.
> > If this diff doesn't make the problem go away, then the problem
> > is not that the IDT gets messed up.
> Ok, that doesn't seem to be the case - the behavior is unchanged. :-/
I was asked to clarify: I agree that with its new location in
memory it's unlikely that the IDT gets overwritten there as well;
however, the problem still prevail with the change applied.