Re: executing function in kernel whose name is known

From: Tigran Aivazian (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 07:16:52 EST

On Wed, 11 Oct 2000 wrote:

> hi,
> i know the name of a function which is stored in some string in a kernel
> module, is there any way to execute that function.
> That function is implemented in a module and has been exported.
> thanks,
> anil

you mean execute from userspace? No.
You mean execute from kernel space? Yes, but you would need to ensure the
module cannot be unloaded (by incrementing its module reference
counter) while the function is invoked.


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