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Re: 64-bit and N32 kernel interfaces

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: 64-bit and N32 kernel interfaces
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2002 19:56:05 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <3D7643BA.6090807@mvista.com>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Jun Sun wrote:

> For 64bit kernel, do we intend to have one syscall table that support o32, 
> n32 
> and n64 altogether?  Or we will have multiple tables for them?

 There are two tables now, one for o32, currently used when executing o32
userland and the other one ready for native userland.  They can't be
unified as their semantics differ. 

> Where can I find n32/n64 spec?

 Search 'http://techpubs.sgi.com/' and see
'ftp://oss.sgi.com/pub/linux/mips/doc/ABI/'. 

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