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    SubjectRe: Differences between FreeBSD and Linux system call mechanism
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    Followup to:  <199809032240.PAA02629@usr09.primenet.com>
    By author: Terry Lambert <tlambert@primenet.com>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > > 2) I don't see the connection between kernel entry and TSS based task
    > > switch.
    >
    > The task switch is implemented by selecting a Tassk Gate descriptor in
    > either the GDT or the LDT.
    >

    Actually, Linux branches to the TSS descriptor itself, not to a task
    gate.

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