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How System Calls Work in Linux?
Posted by News-Bot on April 08th 2006



Every GNU/Linux programmer here reading this article must haveused system calls to code their programs. GNU/Linux programming isincomplete without system calls. System calls are initiated by softwareinterrupts. Before we delve into that, however, letís define systemcalls. A system call is the mechanism used by an application program torequest service from the operating system, or more specifically, theoperating system kernel.

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