Using ioctl from with the kernel ???
steven.scholz at imc-berlin.de
Wed Nov 13 02:11:05 EST 2002
> Your right IOCTL is not applicable for this. You can simply call the driver
> functions directly. If these functions are called different from different
> context(s) (like your driver and the IOCTL function) you have to add some
> protection mechanism. (The code is not reentrant right?) You may try
> spin_lock() for this job (linux/spinlock.h). If you are calling the
> functions from interrupt contect too some extra protection is required...
Thanks for your reply.
But how could I call the ioctl handler of the driver?
I would need some (dummy) inode...
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