how to read/write registers of CPU or Device from user space

John Zhou zjzhou at
Mon Jan 12 13:20:10 EST 2004

Hi, all,

when debugging kernel or driver, we need to read/write registers of CPU and devices. I wanna use /dev/mem to do, is it possible? if need to do others things? is it better to write a driver for read/write CPU/device's registers by myself?

Do you have any good advice?

Thanks in advance!

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