Where 0x08048000 ELF address came from?

Reading some ELF [1] and linux memory managing papers [2] I noticed the use of address 0x08048000 for the start of linear address but no one told why this address was chosen. Until now I didn’t find an reasonably explanation, below are some links about what I was reading and commenting about this misteriousssss number:


One thought on “Where 0x08048000 ELF address came from?

  1. Olá, meu nome é Thawnee , acompanho seu blog a muito tempo é incrivel como todos os seus posts resolvem meus problemas!!
    Ps.: Adorei o tema do seu blog, acho qeu vou pega-lo para mim ;**

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