Quick i386 question...
jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Nov 22 14:53:36 UTC 2010
On Saturday, November 20, 2010 3:38:58 pm Sergio Andrés Gómez del Real wrote:
> If received an interrupt while in protected-mode and paging enabled,
> is linear address from IDT stored at the idtr translated using the
> paging-hierarchy structures?
> I have looked at the interrupt/exception chapter in the corresponding
> Intel manual but can't find the answer. Maybe I overlooked.
Yes. A linear address is the flat virtual address after segments are taken
into account. It is the address used as an input to the paging support in the
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