Re: Kernel / Userspace Data Transfer
From: Pavel Mironchik
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 03:54:49 EST
The best Userspace-kernelspace-Userspace transfer thing is soket.
Unix or TCP/UDP sockets API is avaible from kernel space.
You should use it...
On Sun, 28 Mar 2004 22:37:23 -0500
Karim Yaghmour <karim@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> lml@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > I have a set of counters in a Kernel module that i want to export to a
> > userspace application. I originally decided to use a /proc entry and parse
> > the output whenever the userspace application needed this data, however,
> > i need more than the 4096 that is allowed in /proc and i'm not too keen
> > on parsing large chunks of text anyway.
> > What i would like to do is copy these slabs of text from the kernel to my
> > userspace application (whenever the application requests it). I've seen the
> > 'copy_to_user' function and it looks usefull, but have no idea where to start
> > or how to use it :-/
> > Can someone provide and example or point me in the right direction? Or is there
> > a better place to ask this question?
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