How System Calls Work in Linux?
Posted on: 04/08/2006 03:00 PM
OSWeekly.com has posted an article on System Calls
Every GNU/Linux programmer here reading this article must have used system calls to code their programs. GNU/Linux programming is incomplete without system calls. System calls are initiated by software interrupts. Before we delve into that, however, let’s define system calls. A system call is the mechanism used by an application program to request service from the operating system, or more specifically, the operating system kernel.How System Calls Work in Linux?