Kernel module/IPC with userland: create and write to FIFO
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Fri Jun 17 12:29:43 GMT 2005
On Fri, 17 Jun 2005 21:36, Hannes Mayer wrote:
> To cut a long story short, how can I open a FIFO in kernel space and
> write to it, so I can open and read from it in userspace ?
Why don't you create a device node?
If you read and write to it, it acts like a FIFO.
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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