Subject: Re: kcopy()
To: matthew green <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/19/2003 21:46:05
> my reading of the kcopy() man page made me think that i could pass it
> a "src" pointer and a "dst" pointer, and it would return EFAULT if
> either of the pointers were invalid.
> instead, i'm getting kernel panics.
>sounds like a bug to me. what platform? does it happen on others?
my i386 laptop. haven't tried others. uiomove() uses kcopy(), which
i expect is used a lot. i've not yet tried to make uiomove() use
funky pointers like i am, so i don't know if that suffers the same
fate, though i would expect it will.
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