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Old 12-22-2005, 09:00 PM   #1
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how do you use system calls?

i've just compiled a new kernel and it said it had a new system call, kexec. apparently it lets you switch kernels without shutting down. what i want to know is, how do i use a system call? would i have to write(or download) a program that sends it? or can i just type "kexec -options <kernel>" or something using bash?
Old 12-22-2005, 10:39 PM   #2
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There is a kexec utility out there:


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