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Old 10-18-2012, 07:56 AM   #1
taufique71
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Smile Multithreaded kernel module and time function in kernel space


For my work I need to write a kernel module that would run in two separate threads. One will enqueue and dequeue data and other will free the queue if no data is enqueued or dequeued for a certain amount of time. But because of being new to kernel module programming I don't know how to write multithreaded kernel module and how to use functions like <time.h> in standard C. I need some help in this regard. Tutorial links will but if anyone can figure me the way out to do these two tasks then it will be best.

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Old 10-19-2012, 12:57 PM   #2
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Best source of info for writing any kernel code is:
http://lwn.net/Kernel/LDD3/
You should at least glance at every chapter to get an overview of what kernel functions are available.
Chapter 5 will tell you about locking, which you need to do when multiple kthreads can access the same data.
Chapter 7 has info about the time functions.
 
  


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