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    SubjectRe: inverse mmap() available?
    In article <> you wrote:

    > Hello!
    > Is there a way to map user space memory into kernel address space, e.g.
    > that i don't have to call get_user(var,...) but simply use var =
    > *user_space_ptr?
    > What i intend to do (as the next step) is to DMA-transfer data directly
    > between a PCI device and user space memory. The buffer in user space
    > should be allocated with malloc(), so allocating a buffer in kernel and
    > mmap()-ping it to user space is not the solution..
    > I guess this has been asked before, any links to further information
    > would be great.

    map_user_kiobuf is what you want :) Some more explanation at:

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