Talk:Call gate

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This was previously a transwikied dicdef; I have now fleshed it out into a proper stub: there is lots more that can go into this article regarding computer security, malware, and different implementations of the x86 architecture. -- The Anome 11:38, 21 July 2006 (UTC)

Modern Use[edit]

"With the introduction of SYSENTER/SYSEXIT and SYSCALL/SYSRET, a new faster mechanism was introduced for control transfers for x86 programs"

"Upon comparing call gates to interrupts, call gates are significantly faster."

2 methods... each is faster than the other. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 174.3.135.28 (talk) 14:03, 9 March 2011 (UTC)

Software interrupts are a third method of system call, although that last sentence should be investigated. Abubalay (talk) 18:14, 12 April 2011 (UTC)