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Old 01-07-2005, 03:48 AM   #1
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Can a kernel module call the function of another kernel module


I could not find any reference about a kernel module calling the function of another kernel module.

Can this be done?
 
Old 01-07-2005, 04:12 AM   #2
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Yes. Of course, the other kernel module must be loaded.

For an example, look at the USB code, which is implemented as a mullti-layer driver, with each layer in its own module.
 
Old 01-07-2005, 04:44 AM   #3
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Thanks rjlee

Pardon me as I'm quite a beginner at kernel programming.

I am reading the usb kernel module you have mentioned and it's quite complicated.

Can you give an example, maybe using the popular helloworld program.
 
Old 05-02-2011, 02:22 AM   #4
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Look into this
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http://tldp.org/LDP/lkmpg/2.4/html/x437.html
 
  


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