Re: mmap inside kernel memory.

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Sat Feb 08 2003 - 19:00:05 EST

On Sun, 9 Feb 2003, Jerome de Vivie wrote:

> "mmap" seems to be design for mapping file or device inside a process
> memory. Is it possible to map a file into the kernel virtual memory ?

In theory yes (using vmalloc space), but you really don't want to.


Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".
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