DualCores and Current Cygwin problems

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu May 17 03:50:00 GMT 2007

On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 09:32:10PM -0600, Morgan Gangwere wrote:
>one of them (for Intel Mac processors with Dual Cores in some stores)
>there was a driver that would not allow Cygwin to talk to the device
>like UNIX does because it did not have "Hyperviser" mode access -
>special access to let the software kernel run on the CPU directly...
>(listen to "security now - Blue Pill" for more info) - x86 normal
>systems are fine with the system at current because they do not allow
>for Hypervisor.

Cygwin is a standard Windows DLL which uses Windows APIs to emulate
linux.  The words "talk to the device like UNIX does" do not make sense
in that context.


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