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SubjectRe: shared memory
Thank you for the quick answer, but It's a college project, and I must
share user level memory. I also must build my own system calls...
But I can look what is already done and make something similar. Do you
think shmget would do? Does it share user level memory?

Rafael Sisto

On Dec 16, 2007 4:57 PM, Luciano Rocha <> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 04:51:39PM -0300, Rafael Sisto wrote:
> > Hi, Im working on a project working on linux kernel 2.6.17
> > I have to share memory on user level... I have to build something like
> > a server process that "exports" a portion of his virtual memory, and
> > other client process may ask the kernel for that memory and use it (as
> > its own).
> > I managed to build a structure on the kernel.
> Why? Aren't SysV IPC or Posix IPC enough?
> See "man shm_open", for the new Posix version, and "man shmget" for the
> old SysV IPC version.
> --
> Luciano Rocha <>
> Eurotux Informática, S.A. <>
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