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SubjectRe: uio_dmem_genirq.c and DMA mapping to user space ?
On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 12:18:27PM +0000, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> Hi
>
> I am trying to use the uio_dmem_genirq.c driver for allocating DMA memory to a PCI device
> using the uio_pci_generic.c driver.
>
> I got as far as defining an UIO dev containing only Dynamic DMA memory and
> now I am stuck.
> I can see how DMA memory is allocated when opening the /dev/uio device but I cannot
> figure out how to mmap this memory to User space as well so I can share this
> memory with the PCI device and my user space driver.
>
> What am I missing?

Why can't you call mmap() on the fd you created when you opened
/dev/uio? What happens when you do that?

thanks,

greg k-h

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