Re: [PATCH] Re: export of sys_call_table

From: Pete Zaitcev (
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 19:30:29 EST

> Following is a tested patch for i386 architecture for registration
> of putpmsg and getpmsg system calls. This version (courtesy of
> Dave Grothe at GCOM) uses up/down semaphore instead of read/write
> spinlocks. The patch is against 2.4.19 but should apply up and
> down a ways as well.

> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(register_streams_calls);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(unregister_streams_calls);

EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL perhaps? Otherwise it's just a disguised hook,
just like nVidia's shell driver.
> +static rwlock_t streams_call_lock = RW_LOCK_UNLOCKED;

Does not look like a semaphore to me...

-- Pete
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