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    SubjectRe: user space virtual address to a vm_area_struct
    Melkor Ainur wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > Is there a recommended way for a driver to take an
    > application provided virtual address while executing
    > in the syscall context of that same application and
    > find the corresponding vm_area_struct (if exists for
    > that address) that spans that virtual address?
    >
    > Melkor

    down_read(current->mm->mmap_sem);
    vma = find_vma(current->mm, address);
    ...
    up_read(current->mm->mmap_sem);

    --
    Brian Gerst


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