system call

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Noun1.system call - an instruction that interrupts the program being executed and passes control to the supervisor
call - an instruction that interrupts the program being executed; "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"
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The rsSet will be updated continually when detecting a system call syscall during the detection phase.
The Linux kernel implementation of the syscall that clock_gettime invokes retrieves values that are traceable to the Time Stamp Counter via the process scheduler.