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NAME

       call_usermodehelper -  start a usermode application

SYNOPSIS

       int call_usermodehelper (char *path, char **argv, char **envp);

ARGUMENTS

       path         pathname for the application

       argv         null-terminated argument list

       envp         null-terminated environment list

DESCRIPTION

       Runs   a   user-space   application.    The   application   is  started
       asynchronously.  It runs as a child of keventd.  It runs with full root
       capabilities.  keventd silently reaps the child when it exits.

       Must  be  called from process context.  Returns zero on success, else a
       negative error code.