Re: Simple patches for Linux as a guest OS in a plex86 VM (please consider)

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Wed Jan 22 2003 - 14:16:15 EST

Kevin Lawton <> writes:
> I'm working on running Linux as a guest OS inside a
> lightweight cut-down plex86 environment. My goal is to
> run a stock Linux kernel, which can be slimmed down to

Wouldn't it be easier if you just compile the kernel
with a simple gcc wrapper that replaces all pushfl and popfl with your new
sequences in the assembly code generated by gcc and also in assembly files
compiled with the gcc wrapper?

I guess that would avoid much maintenance hazzle long term

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