Accessing flash directly from User Space

Jonathan Haws Jonathan.Haws at
Wed Oct 28 07:15:10 EST 2009

> > 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.

To use that I need to have a file descriptor to a device, do I not?  However, I do not have a base flash driver to give me that file descriptor.  Am I missing something with that call?


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