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Re: RE: How to access kernel memory?

To: "Siders, Keith" <keith_siders@toshibatv.com>
Subject: Re: RE: How to access kernel memory?
From: Zhang Fuxin <fxzhang@ict.ac.cn>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 23:9:53 +0800
Cc: "linux-mips@oss.sgi.com" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
hi,Siders, Keith,
   Hehe,I can think of some usage of 'hot-patched': virus or security
daemon,binary code enhancement or some kind of transform,auto parallelize...:)
   But all this could be done through /dev/mem,in theory.


在 2001-09-18 09:59:00 you wrote:
>I have just the opposite requirement. I need to allow any running process
>and its threads to be "hot-patched" with executable code. I know you're
>thinking "why?". I can't tell you that. I can only say  it's a firm
>requirement, and I could use some helpful ideas.
>
>Keith 
>
>-> -----Original Message-----
>-> From: Zhang Fuxin [mailto:fxzhang@ict.ac.cn]
>-> Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2001 9:53 AM
>-> To: han han
>-> Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
>-> Subject: Re: How to access kernel memory?
>-> 
>-> 
>-> hi,han han,
>->    There are several ways.For example:
>->    1.You can create a character device , implement its mmap function
>-> to map the memory block you allcated.This can be done in a little
>-> kernel module.There are some sample code before.
>->    2.via /dev/mem,/dev/kmem etc
>->    
>-> 
>-> 
>-> 
>-> 在 2001-09-18 07:35:00 you wrote:
>-> >Hi, All,
>-> >
>-> >I allocated a block of memory in the kernel space. But
>-> >I don't know how to directly access kernel space from
>-> >user space. Anyone can help me?
>-> >
>-> >Thanks in advance.
>-> >
>-> >piggie
>-> >
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Regards
            Zhang Fuxin
            fxzhang@ict.ac.cn


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