64 bit archs safe?
Posted Oct 23, 2008 12:03 UTC (Thu) by nevets
In reply to: 64 bit archs safe?
Parent article: The source of the e1000e corruption bug
So those of us running x86_64 kernels were safe?
Yes, those running on x86_64 were safe from this bug because the init code and the NVM never shared the same address space.
What about other 64bit architectures with PCI-Express bus?
I will not say yes for sure. But most likely. The mapping of iospace is arch specific. But I don't see why a 64bit address space arch would share the iospace with anything els.
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