Accessing flash directly from User Space

Bill Gatliff bgat at
Wed Oct 28 07:13:19 EST 2009

Jonathan Haws wrote:
> How can I get that pointer?  Unfortunately I cannot simply use the address of the flash.  Is there some magical function call that gives me access to that portion of the memory space?

$ man 2 mmap

You want MAP_SHARED and O_SYNC.


Bill Gatliff
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