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Subjectopening a charcter device without using filp_open()
Hi all,

Is it possible to open a character device in kernel space without
actually openning the device file? Because I don't wan to hold the usage
count of a particular mount or dcache.

This is what I planned to do,

struct file fake_devfile = {0};
struct dentry fake_dentry = {0};
struct inode fake_inode = {0};

/* Link up fake file,dentry, inode */
fake_file.f_dentry=&fake_dentry;
fake_dentry.d_inode=&fake_inode;

Then I will call the f_op of the character device directly, please give
advice. Thanks.

regards,
David Chow

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