Re: executing function in kernel whose name is known

Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 07:08:22 EST

>> 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.

module having that function won't be unloaded. but my problem is i know
only name (a string containing name of the function) but not function
pointer. could you please elaborate on how to do this??

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