Re: mapping user space buffer to kernel address space

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 13:50:09 EST

In article <>,
 <> wrote:
>I have a user buffer and i want to map it to kernel address space
>can anyone tell how to do this like in AIX we have xmattach

Note that it is usually MUCH better to do this the other way around:
having a kernel-side buffer, and mapping that into user space. I don't
understand why so many people always want to do it the wrong way around..

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