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PG_reserved, VM_RESERVED, and VM_UNPAGED

PG_reserved, VM_RESERVED, and VM_UNPAGED

Posted Nov 25, 2005 0:45 UTC (Fri) by amikins (guest, #451)
In reply to: PG_reserved, VM_RESERVED, and VM_UNPAGED by Baylink
Parent article: PG_reserved, VM_RESERVED, and VM_UNPAGED

Yes, because everyone knows that driver code is written by crazy and dangerous people, and poking the driver code the wrong way will cause them to gnash their teeth and attack anything adjacent to their own context.

The VM subsystem, on the other hand, is known to be well behaved and obedient.

(No, really. I'm totally serious. Absolutely. This is the truth. Honest.)


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