Sometimes you have a stuck process that's been stuck for a while, and as soon as you go to poke at it with strace/truss just to see what's going on, it gets magically unstuck and continues to run! So ...
Anyone please help me find out the relation between these two. Read somewhere that "The IDT is initialized one first time by the BIOS routine but Linux does it one more time when it take control." ...
I'm using Ubuntu 12.04(64bit) and installed kernel version linux-126.96.36.199. My device is ASUS x201ev net-book(64 bit). I'm providing the link of procedure i used. i edited unistd_64.h file also and ...
Is system call the only way that a user program can intentionally affect the state of a Linux kernel?
I think there are several ways that a user program can intentionally affect the state of a Linux kernel. By invoking a system call; By invoking mmap() and writing the memory that has been mapped to ...