07552434 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 16 patents.

An embodiment of a method of performing a kernel level task upon initial execution of a child process at a user level begins with setting an instruction pointer for an initial child process instruction to an instruction to enter a kernel level. The method continues with beginning the child process which places a return value in a register for the child process and which causes the child process to enter the kernel level. The method concludes with executing a system call having a system call number of the return value. The system call comprises the kernel level task.

Title
Method of performing kernel task upon initial execution of process at user level
Application Number
10/837420
Publication Number
7552434 (B2)
Application Date
April 30, 2004
Publication Date
June 23, 2009
Inventor
Jose Renato Santos
San Jose
CA, US
Gopalakrishnan Janakiraman
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Dinesh Kumar Subhraveti
Los Angeles
CA, US
Yoshio Frank Turner
Redwood City
CA, US
Assignee
Hewlett Packard Development Company
TX, US
IPC
G06F 9/30
G06F 9/44
G06F 9/46
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