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SubjectRe: File access
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 12:32:18PM +0100, Simon Haynes wrote:
> I am currently developing a module which I would like to configure
> via a simple text file.
>
> I cannot seem to find any information on accessing files via a kernel
> module.
>
> Is this possible and if so how is it done ?

Yes, but it is rather complicated business, and really should not
be done in kernel. It can be done, but like Richard said, defining
your own set of IOCTLs for the device is better. The complicated
configuration file parsing can then reside in the user-space utility
program.

> Many Thanks
> Simon.

/Matti Aarnio
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