Re: calling oem sal functions

From: Christoph Hellwig <hch_at_infradead.org>
Date: 2004-08-20 03:29:04
On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 05:23:46PM +0000, Tony Luck wrote:
> Dean,
> 
> I've been thinking about this, and it does seem unresonable that there
> is no way for an OEM written module to make a call to an OEM SAL function.
> 
> Would something like the (compiles, but untested) attached patch work
> for you?  The return value of 0/-1 just indicates whether the SAL call
> was attempted.  Callers should look at the status field of the isrvp
> structure to determine the actual success of the call.
> 
> Would you also need "_nolock" and "_reentrant" versions?

Please make the exports _GPL so we have the callers under rcontrol.

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