Re: mmap to Access PCI space?
From: David S. Miller
Date: Fri Oct 24 2003 - 02:59:16 EST
On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 20:36:12 -0700
"Randall Hyde" <randyhyde@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I need to access a couple of SATA chips from a user-mode
> program (yep, running as root). I know for a fact that my
> chip resides at address 0xfc300000 (/proc/iomem and /proc/ide/siimage
> tells me this). Can I do a mmap like the following to access the registers
> on ths chip?
> fdDevMem = open( "/dev/mem", O_RDWR );
> ptr =
> PROT_READ | PROT_WRITE,
That's not portable and will only work on a few platforms.
Please use mmap() and ioctl() operations on /proc/bus/pci/*
nodes to accomplish your task.
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