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Old 07-12-2011, 12:18 PM   #1
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system calls


can we add a new system call in linux kernel at runtime without rebooting
If it can be done please tell me how?
 
Old 07-17-2011, 04:01 PM   #2
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Normally you can't. This part is not in a module.
On the other hand, all the code is just kept in the memory, so it is possible to change it from the kernel. However, patching a live kernel is pretty compilated and better to avoid (usually leads simply to a crash or worse).
 
  


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