System Calls

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
4
Topic No: 
2
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Understanding the system call function used for OS functions in ordinary applications. Understanding the position of the system call among other functions. Knowing the outline of the internal behavior of the OS when the system call function is activated.

  •  Understanding the system call to invoke OS functions in applications
  • Understanding the internal behavior of system calls
  • Tracing systems using ‘strace’ command
    • Command line options