SYSARCH(2) BSD System Calls Manual SYSARCH(2)NAMEsysarch — architecture-dependent system call
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
sysarch(int number, void *args);
The sysarch() system call performs the architecture-dependent function
specified by number with the arguments specified by the args pointer.
The args argument is a pointer to a structure defining the actual argu‐
ments of the function. Symbolic constants and argument structures for
the architecture-dependent functions can be found in the header file
The sysarch() system call should never be called directly by user pro‐
grams. Instead, they should access its functions using the architecture-
See the manual pages for specific architecture-dependent system calls for
information about their return values.
SEE ALSOi386_get_ioperm(2), i386_get_ldt(2), i386_vm86(2)HISTORY
This manual page was taken from NetBSD.
BSD October 11, 1993 BSD