Re: syscall documentation

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Sun Feb 09 2003 - 21:09:36 EST wrote:
> The note with the above title last week was very successful -
> several people sent man pages. The copyright situation for
> the *xattr pages is not entirely clear yet, but there is
> good hope that it will be soon.
> Let me send five new pages to l-k - maybe someone has
> additions, corrections or comments.
> The first one is alloc_hugepages.2. Below.
> Probably more can be said about hugetlbfs.
> Andries
> ---------
> alloc_hugepages, free_hugepages - allocate or free huge
> pages
> void *alloc_hugepages(int key, void *addr, size_t len, int
> prot, int flag);
> int free_hugepages (void *addr);

The other man pages look great. The above system calls, however, do not
exist anymore.

This also brings to light that Documentation/vm/hugetlbpage.txt and
arch/i386/Kconfig want updating, as well as non-ia32 arches...


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