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Re: [MiNT] Memory protection for the FireBee?

On Wed, 26 Aug 2015, Miro Kropáček wrote:

# On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 9:50 PM, Vincent Rivière <vincent.riviere@freesbee.fr> wrote:
#       I saw in FreeMiNT sources something like "fake supervisor mode". >From what I understood, when that mode is enabled Super()
#       does not really switch to supervisor mode. It does some black magic (privilege violation handler?) to get the program running,
#       anyway. This can be acceptable if the program just executes a few instructions in supervisor mode, such as reading TOS
#       variables. Maybe I'm completely mistaken, these are only old reminiscences in my mind.
# Oh my god, you made me remember that actually this implementation is based on my proposal from 11 years ago! :) First I got the usual "dumb
# democoders, they no nothing about clean OS programming" rant but after Frank's proposal Draco really implemented it in full glory in July
# 2004. To my great shame, I've actually never used/tried this feature. So if it helps making memory protection on the FireBee reality then I
# can die peacefully, my existence in this world wasn't futile! ;-)

	I just wanted to add.. I'm really enjoying this conversation :)  


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