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MMAP2(2)		   Linux Programmer's Manual		      MMAP2(2)

       mmap2 - map files or devices into memory

       #include <sys/mman.h>

       void *mmap2(void *addr, size_t length, int prot,
		    int flags, int fd, off_t pgoffset);

       This  is	 probably  not	the  system  call  that you are interested in;
       instead, see mmap(2), which describes the glibc wrapper	function  that
       invokes this system call.

       The  mmap2() system call provides the same interface as mmap(2), except
       that the final argument specifies the offset into the file in 4096-byte
       units (instead of bytes, as is done by mmap(2)).	 This enables applica‐
       tions that use a 32-bit off_t to map large files (up to 2^44 bytes).

       On success, mmap2() returns a pointer to the mapped area.  On error, -1
       is returned and errno is set appropriately.

       EFAULT Problem with getting the data from user space.

       EINVAL (Various platforms where the page size is not 4096 bytes.)  off‐
	      set * 4096 is not a multiple of the system page size.

       mmap2() can also return any of the errors described in mmap(2).

       mmap2() is available since Linux 2.3.31.

       This system call is Linux-specific.

       On architectures where this system call is present,  the	 glibc	mmap()
       wrapper	function invokes this system call rather than the mmap(2) sys‐
       tem call.

       This system call does not exist on x86-64.

       On ia64, the unit for offset is actually the system page	 size,	rather
       than 4096 bytes.

       getpagesize(2), mmap(2), mremap(2), msync(2), shm_open(3)

       This  page  is  part of release 3.65 of the Linux man-pages project.  A
       description of the project, and information about reporting  bugs,  can
       be found at

Linux				  2014-02-25			      MMAP2(2)

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