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Old 04-16-2009, 09:13 AM   #1
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Smile How to declare a Global Variable in Kernel

i want to declare a global variable in kernel.. and it should be accessed by all the modules. i will use this global variable to notify any error occurs while init_module of all device drivers.

i tried to declare the global variable in driver itself but i could not able to do it..

Can anyone tell me where i could declare the global variable in kernel,so that it could be accessed by all driver modules..

finally i can use an application to copy the status of all device drivers..

Please give me your suggestions
Old 04-17-2009, 01:55 AM   #2
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Have you tried exporting symbols to kernel so that it can be accessed by all modules?




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