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VM for device drivers?

VM for device drivers?

Posted Sep 20, 2005 20:19 UTC (Tue) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
In reply to: VM for device drivers? by giraffedata
Parent article: 4K stacks for everyone?

>There was a time when virtual address space was in abundant supply and we just worried about real memory, but today the reverse is often true.

Well, only on 32 bit CPUs. The suggestion of adding guard page seems very valid to me, even if only for 64 bit CPUs: less crash or at least 'controlled crash' are always better.


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