Re: calling system call from kernel module

Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 00:17:28 EST

>> Is there any way to call system call from a kernel module???

>yes, just call it. system calls are just functions (mostly exported and
>when otherwise, use sys_call_table[] which is exported, but it won't work
>on __mips__) so you can just call them.

thanks tigran, but i am new to kernel programming and can you please tell
me how to pass arguments.

suppose i want to open a file
than soemthing like sys_call_table[__NR_OPEN] should be used, but i am
unable to figure out how to pass the arguments.

thanks again,


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