Re: [PATCH] compatibility syscall layer (lets try again)

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 09:40:25 EST

On Mon, 9 Dec 2002 18:56:30 +0100,
"Martin Schwidefsky" <> wrote:
>> Well, that is tricky independently of the actual argument stuff - even
>> _current_ system call restart ends up being tricky for you in that case,
>> suspect. The current one already basically depends on rewriting the
>> call number, it just leaves the arguments untouched.
>The current system call restart doesn't change the system call number. We just
>substract two from the psw address (aka eip) and go back to user space.

  EX R1,syscall - instruction length is 4, not 2.

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