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Old 05-29-2009, 05:51 AM   #1
hank007
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Running application in kernel mode as device driver!


It might sound stupid, but, hey, I'm newbie!

Is it possible? Let me explain a bit. I've a full blown application using all operating system features such as threading, synchronization etc. Can I package it as device driver? Would that improve performance? Not sure if there are any memory/code size limitations in device drivers or whether all kernel facilities are available.
 
Old 05-29-2009, 07:21 AM   #2
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You shouldn't in linux make a large application as kernel module or kernel app. Threads, synchronization are good for applications. You need not fear for application being big.
 
  


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