[kernel] bug#25: Kernel should have a PDC interface


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Package: kernel
Version: 2.4.0

In order to handle various tools like 'setboot', it'd be handy to have a
kernel interface to all PDC calls.  I'm not clear if this should be a
syscall or a proc interface.

- Alex

Alex deVries, Principal Solutions Architect, The Puffins at Linuxcare
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