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SubjectRe: IRQ vector assignment for system call exception
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On Sat, 2005-12-10 at 18:50 +0530, Gaurav Dhiman wrote:
> yes, definetely a historical reason. System libraries need to know
> this vector to invoke system call.

nowadays it's also mostly unused; sysenter and friends are used instead
and they don't use this entry point.


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