What is asmlinkage ?

Alain Birtz abz at videotron.ca
Mon Jun 12 05:36:37 EST 2000

In /linux/shm.h there are many "asmlinkage" declaration like

asmlinkage int sys_shmat();

The source code for it is /linux/ipc/shm.c (and object file is
I wish to use sys_shmat() in a module: how can I do this ?

Thank you.

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