What is asmlinkage ?

Mulyadi Santosa mulyadi.santosa at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 11:04:35 EST 2013

On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 7:40 PM, Rahul Bedarkar <rpal143 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was searching for asmlinkage and found that it is already explained at
> http://kernelnewbies.org/FAQ/asmlinkage
> But I didn't get this. Can someone tell me about it in brief ?

the point is, parameters which is usually passed via stack, is passed
using different way.

A good example is system call.... they are passed using registers IIRC


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