Kernel-Level Exception Handling
The new user access scheme implemented in the 2.1 development kernels of Linux provides an efficient and easy-to-use way to copy data from and to the kernel address space. The added overhead for the average, error-free case is close to zero. Because access and test for accessibility are atomic, the original problem with multi-threaded applications is resolved. This solution meets all four of our requirements.
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