CONFIG_X86_USERSPACE

(No prompt – not directly user assignable.)

Type: bool

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This option enables APIs to drop a thread’s privileges down to ring 3, supporting user-level threads that are protected from each other and from crashing the kernel.

Direct dependencies

X86

(Includes any dependencies from if’s and menus.)

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Kconfig definition

At arch/x86/Kconfig:136

Included via Kconfig:10Kconfig.zephyr:29arch/Kconfig:15

Menu path: (top menu) → X86 Architecture Options → Processor Capabilities

config X86_USERSPACE
    bool
    default "y" if USERSPACE && X86
    select THREAD_STACK_INFO if X86
    select SET_GDT if X86
    select GDT_DYNAMIC if X86
    select X86_ENABLE_TSS if X86
    depends on X86
    help
      This option enables APIs to drop a thread's privileges down to ring 3,
      supporting user-level threads that are protected from each other and
      from crashing the kernel.

(Definitions include propagated dependencies, including from if’s and menus.)