create_module - create a loadable module entry
Note: This system call is present only in kernels before
create_module() attempts to create a loadable module entry and reserve the kernel memory that will be needed to hold the module. This system call requires privilege.
On success, returns the kernel address at which the module will
reside. On error, -1 is returned and
errno is set
A module by that name already exists.
name is outside the program's accessible address space.
The requested size is too small even for the module header information.
The kernel could not allocate a contiguous block of memory large enough for the module.
create_module() is not supported in this version of the kernel (e.g., the kernel is version 2.6 or later).
The caller was not privileged (did not have the CAP_SYS_MODULE capability).
This system call is present on Linux only up until kernel 2.4; it was removed in Linux 2.6.
This obsolete system call is not supported by glibc. No declaration is provided in glibc headers, but, through a quirk of history, glibc versions before 2.23 did export an ABI for this system call. Therefore, in order to employ this system call, it was sufficient to manually declare the interface in your code; alternatively, you could invoke the system call using syscall(2).
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