Module tartan_arch::x86::protection

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Available on x86 only.
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Support for protected mode operation.

This includes the minimal support for segmented memory and hardware task management that is required to operate in protected mode with a flat memory model.


A task state segment (TSS) with fixed redirect and I/O permission maps.
Stack pointer and segment for a given privilege level
I/O permission map and interrupt redirect map, which are always located together in a task state segment (TSS).
Saved task state that makes up the most significant part of a task state segment (TSS).