Re: [PATCH] x86-64, doc: update to account for file shuffling
From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Tue Dec 09 2014 - 12:27:28 EST
On Mon, Dec 08, 2014 at 02:54:01PM -0800, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> From: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@xxxxxxxx>
> While at it, also refer to the 32 bit entry file.
> Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: linux-doc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: x86@xxxxxxxxxx
> Signed-off-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@xxxxxxxx>
> Documentation/x86/entry_64.txt | 6 ++++--
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/x86/entry_64.txt b/Documentation/x86/entry_64.txt
> index bc7226e..4796392 100644
> --- a/Documentation/x86/entry_64.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/x86/entry_64.txt
> @@ -7,9 +7,11 @@ http://lkml.kernel.org/r/<20110529191055.GC9835%40elte.hu>
> The x86 architecture has quite a few different ways to jump into
> kernel code. Most of these entry points are registered in
> arch/x86/kernel/traps.c and implemented in arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S
> -and arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S.
> +for 64-bit, arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S for 32-bit and finally
> +arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S which allows to run legacy 32-bit programs
> +under a 64-bit kernel.
Make that "... which implements the 32-bit compatibility syscall entry
points and thus provides for 32-bit processes to execute syscalls when
running on 64-bit kernels."
Or something like that. In any case, a bit more precise sounds better to
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