daniel.redway85 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 02:54:36 EDT 2011
Ok I understood.
after I call request_mem_region , can real device write some byte to this
or dont touch? I read mem region of device configuration space, start and
2011/6/21 Mulyadi Santosa <mulyadi.santosa at gmail.com>
> On 20/06/2011, Daniel Redway <daniel.redway85 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello
> > As I understand ioremap() maps and returns virtual address
> > for a given physical(bus) address associated with my PCI card.
> > That is cool and clear.
> > What is the purpose of request_mem_region()?
> checking http://lxr.linux.no/linux+v2.6.39/kernel/resource.c#L732, I
> think that function generally says "alright,I wanna reserve this
> memory region, so no one may touch it....until I mark it as free
> Mulyadi Santosa
> Freelance Linux trainer and consultant
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