Re: [PATCH] WTF is VLI?
From: Horst von Brand
Date: Fri Nov 12 2004 - 18:53:02 EST
Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx> said:
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 09:05:11PM +0000, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> > What is this "VLI" that 2.6.9 started putting after the taint string
> > in i386 oopses? Vick Library Index? Vineyard Leadership Institute?
> "Variable length instructions". I think newer ksymoops looks
> for this tag and does something magical when doing disassembly.
Huh? Either an architecture has them (i386) or doesn't (RISCs).
Or am I seriously misunderstanding here?
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