RE: [PATCH] enable to read region 5 from /dev/kmem

From: Luck, Tony <>
Date: 2005-07-12 09:02:42
>This patch allows users to read region 5 from /dev/kmem and 
>enhances range check of it.

I'm uneasy about this change to drivers/char/mem.c.  Won't it stop
those architectures that have memory at physical 0x0 from accessing

 		ptr = xlate_dev_mem_ptr(p);
+		if (!ptr)
+			return -EFAULT

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Received on Mon Jul 11 19:12:46 2005

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