Re: Different old_mmap behavior between 2.4.5 and 2.4.8

Benjamin LaHaise (
Mon, 10 Sep 2001 21:49:46 -0400

On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 06:30:55PM -0700, Bao C. Ha wrote:
> Is this supposed to be the correct behavior? What changes
> make the newer kernels to return different pointers? We
> are running on the sh4 architecture but I think these calls
> come from malloc() which should be arch-independent.

The result from earlier kernels is wrong. If your code
requires that the same address is returned as was specified
then you need to pass in the MAP_FIXED flag.

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