Re: Accelerating user mode linux

Alan Cox (
Fri, 2 Aug 2002 17:57:03 -0400 (EDT)

> mmap, munmap, and mprotect by adding another argument, I'm not. I'm talking
> about adding new syscalls, mmap2, munmap2, mprotect2 (or something more
> imaginative), which have the extra argument, having them take -1 as meaning
> "fiddle the current address space" and pursuading libc to use them instead
> of the current syscalls. Then we would start the current ones on their way
> to the happy syscall hunting grounds in the sky.

Thats a lot more invasive than I want to be
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