Re: system calls, like uname
And lo, the chronicles report that Aaron Gaudio spake thusly unto the masses:
> And lo, the chronicles report that Robert W. Current spake thusly unto the masses:
> > So, I think I am inclined to disagree. I don't think something like
> > uname would be in the scope of kernel development.
> Actually, uname is already in the scope of kernel development: it's a system call- uname(2)
> The original poster was saying that there should be another system call which returns information
> about the hardware.
Sorry....didn't realize you were the original poster ;-)
> > > > I suggest a general system call be implemented to obtain information
> > > > about hardware.
If you didn't think it belonged in the kernel why'd you say to add it as a system call?
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