Port-i386 archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: x86 assembly questions

On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 01:05:13AM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
>      It is likely that the entry in the segment descriptor table
> has the start set to 0 and the length set to maximum.  This is the
> most common way of doing things and the segments are never changed
> (i.e. segmentation is effectively disabled).  The exception is i386
> PAE where segmentation comes back into play in order to be able to
> access more than 4G.

Is there a way to retreive the loaded segment descriptor table to 
check that?

Emmanuel Dreyfus

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index