Re: How to read file in kernel module?
From: Marcel Holtmann
Date: Mon Feb 07 2005 - 05:15:22 EST
> > I have written one /proc file creation kernel
> > module. This module creates /proc/file and defied
> > operations on it. Also i have written user program
> > that will read & write to /proc files from user space.
> > Now what i want is to use same bufproc_read &
> > bufproc_write functions defined in /proc file
> > handling kernel module to be used in another kernel
> > module to read that /proc/file in kernel module.The
> > second kernel module only used to read /proc file in
> > kernel. I am not understanding how can i open that
> > /proc/file in second kenrel module to read in kernel?
> > regards,
> the answer really is that you should not read files from kernel
> modules; /proc or otherwise.
the only thing that is may needed by a kernel driver should be an
external firmware file and for that we have request_firmware(). For
everything else you are on the wrong track.
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