Re: [PATCH] Support ia32 exec domains without CONFIG_IA32_SUPPORT

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2004-10-08 18:08:03
>>>>> On Thu, 07 Oct 2004 16:44:09 -0700, Arun Sharma <> said:

  Arun> On 10/7/2004 6:27 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
  >> This was rejected for qemu on various arches already.  Please do
  >> it in your userland emulator.

  Arun> I agree that there is no functionality issue here, but there
  Arun> is a performance issue. Doing it in the userland emulator is
  Arun> much slower. What's wrong with the patch ?

  Arun> 	-Arun

  Arun> PS: For others following this thread, the qemu stuff is at:

Unfortunately, that thread ran out in a rather unhelpful manner, as
far as I can see.  Rusty seemed to agree that the performance-hit of
doing it all in user-level was unacceptably high, but I didn't see any
actual numbers.  There was a suggestion to decouple the altroot from
the personality which makes some sense, but nobody actually did
anything about it?

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