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[13/39] kexec_load.2: Use syscall(SYS_...); for system calls without a wrapper

Message ID 20210510175546.28445-14-alx.manpages@gmail.com
State New
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Series man2: SYNOPSIS: Fix headers, use syscall(), and other fixes | expand

Commit Message

Alejandro Colomar \(man-pages\) May 10, 2021, 5:55 p.m. UTC
Signed-off-by: Alejandro Colomar <alx.manpages@gmail.com>
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 man2/kexec_load.2 | 24 +++++++++++++-----------
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/man2/kexec_load.2 b/man2/kexec_load.2
index 62a3e2006..74f142355 100644
--- a/man2/kexec_load.2
+++ b/man2/kexec_load.2
@@ -29,18 +29,23 @@ 
 kexec_load, kexec_file_load \- load a new kernel for later execution
 .SH SYNOPSIS
 .nf
-.B #include <linux/kexec.h>
+.BR "#include <linux/kexec.h>" "      /* Definition of " KEXEC_* " constants */"
+.BR "#include <sys/syscall.h>" "      /* Definition of " SYS_* " constants */"
+.B #include <unistd.h>
 .PP
-.BI "long kexec_load(unsigned long " entry ", unsigned long " nr_segments ,
-.BI "                struct kexec_segment *" segments ,
-.BI "                unsigned long " flags );
-.BI "long kexec_file_load(int " kernel_fd ", int " initrd_fd ,
-.BI "                unsigned long " cmdline_len ", const char *" cmdline ,
-.BI "                unsigned long " flags );
+.BI "long syscall(SYS_kexec_load, unsigned long " entry ,
+.BI "             unsigned long " nr_segments \
+", struct kexec_segment *" segments ,
+.BI "             unsigned long " flags );
+.BI "long syscall(SYS_kexec_file_load, int " kernel_fd ", int " initrd_fd ,
+.BI "             unsigned long " cmdline_len ", const char *" cmdline ,
+.BI "             unsigned long " flags );
 .fi
 .PP
 .IR Note :
-There are no glibc wrappers for these system calls; see NOTES.
+glibc provides no wrappers for these system calls,
+necessitating the use of
+.BR syscall (2).
 .SH DESCRIPTION
 The
 .BR kexec_load ()
@@ -332,9 +337,6 @@  The
 system call first appeared in Linux 3.17.
 .SH CONFORMING TO
 These system calls are Linux-specific.
-.SH NOTES
-Glibc does not provide a wrapper for these system calls; call them using
-.BR syscall (2).
 .SH SEE ALSO
 .BR reboot (2),
 .BR syscall (2),