Accessing Ram on PCI card

Robert Clove cloverobert at
Thu Jun 4 03:14:34 EDT 2015

Actually it is a PCI based NIC card having a NIC port and some RAM on it.

On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 11:40 AM, Greg KH <gregkh at> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 03, 2015 at 08:27:20PM +0530, Robert Clove wrote:
> > Hi I have a PCI based card which have few RAM on it.
> You said that before :)
> You didn't answer the question of "what kind of PCI card is this?"
> > I have to copy the text file to RAM and read it too.
> Who is telling you you "have to"?
> > Actually i want my pci device to be exposed as block device and then
> mount file
> > system on it.
> Then use it as a block device.  Note, you need a special type of PCI
> card to be able to do this, as well as a special kernel driver for that
> PCI card to make it work properly.
> But without any knowledge of what type of PCI card you have, it's a bit
> hard to give you anymore help, sorry.
> greg k-h
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