[haiku-development] Re: Haiku memory mapping

On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 9:51 PM, François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Le 18 nov. 2010 à 08:05, Eugene Katashov a écrit :
>>
>> Sorry. Of course I meant description of address space layout (bounds of 
>> kernel
>> space and user space).
>
> http://dev.haiku-os.org/browser/haiku/trunk/headers/private/kernel/arch/x86/arch_kernel.h
>
> should tell you this.
>
> Compared to BeOS, the split has been reversed, to be like the usual split of 
> other OSes.
>
>> And yet another question, please. Does Haiku have functions similar to
>> Linux functions
>> modify_ldt / set_thread_area / arch_prctl, which sets base for FS/GS 
>> registers?
>
> No.
> We do have TLS support though.
>
> What are you trying to do ? Porting some VM stuff ?
>
> Tell us what you need it for, we'll tell you why you don't need it :p
>
> François.
At a guess he wants them for Wine...
assuming this is the person from IRC who was asking about it some time ago.
It probably isn't needed, but then windows isn't the most useful OS ever...

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