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authorLuis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@suse.com>2014-12-09 22:54:44 (GMT)
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>2014-12-11 10:33:22 (GMT)
commit96ed4cd0aa86ac1a753baeef26c911a9449493e9 (patch)
tree941f1c6436cade5832cd8ca168d96c49efcb21a6 /Documentation/x86
parent02ecc41abcea4ff9291d548f6f846b29b354ddd2 (diff)
x86/doc: Update documentation after file shuffling
While at it, also refer to the 32 bit entry file. Signed-off-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@suse.com> Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de> Cc: linux-doc@vger.kernel.org Cc: bpoirier@suse.de Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1418165684-6226-1-git-send-email-mcgrof@do-not-panic.com Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
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1 files changed, 5 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/x86/entry_64.txt b/Documentation/x86/entry_64.txt
index bc7226e..4a1c5c2 100644
--- a/Documentation/x86/entry_64.txt
+++ b/Documentation/x86/entry_64.txt
@@ -7,9 +7,12 @@ http://lkml.kernel.org/r/<20110529191055.GC9835%40elte.hu>
The x86 architecture has quite a few different ways to jump into
kernel code. Most of these entry points are registered in
arch/x86/kernel/traps.c and implemented in arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S
-and arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S.
+for 64-bit, arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S for 32-bit and finally
+arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S which implements the 32-bit compatibility
+syscall entry points and thus provides for 32-bit processes the
+ability to execute syscalls when running on 64-bit kernels.
-The IDT vector assignments are listed in arch/x86/include/irq_vectors.h.
+The IDT vector assignments are listed in arch/x86/include/asm/irq_vectors.h.
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