execute a user process in the kernel
bsd at afields.ca
Wed Sep 22 15:46:50 PDT 2004
On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 08:49:11AM +0000, Gordon David wrote:
> I have a question. Anyone would like to tell me how to execute a user
> process or shell script in the kernel?
You probably really don't want to do this and if you do, there is
likely a better approach.
> As we know, the kernel forks a process named initproc and executes
> /sbin/init, etc. If I want to execute a user level process, such as a
> simple printf("Hello world") in a driver
> what shall I do?
Lots of good references on distinctions between kernel and userland.
The Design and Implementation of 4.4BSD (First few chapters)
Allan Fields, AFRSL - http://afields.ca
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