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NAME

       elksemu - Embedded Linux Kernel Subset emulator

SYNOPSIS

       elksemu program [arguments]

DESCRIPTION

       Elksemu  is  a  program  that allows 8086 ELKS programs to be run under
       Linux-i386. These programs can be compiled using the bcc(1) C compiler.

       Yom may use the binfmt-misc module under Linux  2.1.43  or  greater  as
       described  in  the  elksemu  README  which will cause the kernel to run
       elksemu with the correct arguments whenever the user tries  to  execute
       an ELKS executable directly.

OPTIONS

       There are no flag options to elksemu, the first argument is the name of
       the program to run the rest are arguments that are passed to  the  Elks
       program.

SECURITY

       The  elksemu program may be installed suid-root and in this event it is
       able to run execute only (chmod 111) elks executables and act correctly
       on  the  suid  permission  bits  on  any  executable.   This  should be
       considered a security hazard so elksemu does not have to  be  installed
       suid-root.   If  you  consider  using  this facility you should also be
       aware that it will override the 'nosuid' mount(8) option.

SEE ALSO

       bcc(1), as86(1), ld86(1)

BUGS

       Elksemu is incomplete.

       The program may still have security bugs!

                                   Jan, 1997                        elksemu(1)