Stores a word of data in user memory.
#include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/errno.h>
int suword (uaddr, w) int *uaddr; int w;
|uaddr||Specifies the address of user data.|
|w||Specifies the word to store.|
The suword kernel service stores a word of data at the specified address in user memory. It is provided so that system calls and device heads can safely access user data. The suword service ensures that the user had the appropriate authority to:
The suword service should only be called while executing in kernel mode in the user process.
The suword kernel service can be called from the process environment only.
|0||Indicates successful completion.|
|-1||Indicates a uaddr parameter that is not valid for one of these reasons:|
The suword kernel service is part of Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.
The fubyte kernel service, fuword kernel service, subyte kernel service.
Memory Kernel Services and Accessing User-Mode Data While in Kernel Mode in AIX Kernel Extensions and Device Support Programming Concepts.