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SubjectRe: Linking with kernel code (Makefile)
Thanks for your advice,

I already know one way to accomodate shared memory between a user process
and the kernel.
This is done by making a character device which allocates memory in the
kernel, then from the user appl, using the mmap function of the driver.

I was only wondering why I could not link my code with the kernel, though
they are compiled together, this means I should be able to use any
function in the kernel files as long as I succeed to define it right

So in my question X would be any application, Y would be linking my code
with the kernel and Z would be to get more control over structures

--- David Feuer <David_Feuer@brown.edu> wrote:
> At 03:12 PM 12/10/2000 -0800, you wrote:
> >Hi Kernel World,
> >I'm new to linux-kernel developement, so I would appreciate any help.
> >What I want to do:
> > create a shared memory segment between user space and kernel space
>
> Generally, you can get the most useful help from linux-kernel if as well
> as
> saying what you do you also say _why_. So if you say you are developing
> an
> application to do X, and you want to interact with the kernel in a
> certain
> way Y because Z, then if Y is the correct way to accomplish X, people
> will
> tell you how. If, however, there is a better way, they will tell you
> this
> instead. Sorry, I don't know anything about the particular question you
>
> posted, but if you want my own uneducated guess, I will guess that it's
> not
> possible.
>
> --
> This message has been brought to you by the letter alpha and the number
> pi.
> Open Source: Think locally; act globally.
> David Feuer
> David_Feuer@brown.edu
>


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