Re: Probs with PCI bus master DMA to user space

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 08:37:26 EST

On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, Norbert Roos wrote:
> > Allocate the buffers in the kernel and mmap() them into user space
> But the buffers are usually allocated with malloc() by any application
> which wants to use my driver.. otherwise my driver would have to offer a
> malloc-like function, but I can hardly force the application to use my
> own malloc function.

If you are writing the driver, sure you can.


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