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    SubjectRe: mmaping a kernel buffer to user space
    On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 05:00:59PM +0100, Jiri Slaby wrote:
    > Piece of code please. pci_alloc_consistent calls __get_free_pages, and there
    > should be no problem with mmaping this area.

    That is an implementation detail which is not portable to other
    architectures. Please don't encourage people to use non-portable
    implementation details.

    Russell King
    Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
    maintainer of: 2.6 Serial core
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