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    System calls question


    Hi!

    I was wondering why system calls make use of the kernel mode?

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    hi,

    Linux kernel is monolithic in nature ,lets say if application has to use a driver (driver will be kernel area ) it makes systemcalls like open,read,write to get a user level <---> kernel area interface.

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