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SubjectRe: copy_*_user
On 10/23/2011 11:23 AM, Xin Tong wrote:
> I found that __copy_from_user_ll(void *to, const void __user *from,
> unsigned long n) eventually calls some asm which use mov and rep on
> the passed-in to & from pointers. This is in kernel mode and to & from
> are virtual addresses ? are not the kernel accessing physical RAM
> directly ( without pagetable ) ?

No. What gave you that idea?

-hpa



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