I am Dave Jing Tian, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University working on system security. My research involves embedded systems, operating systems, trusted and confidential computing, and hardware security and trust. All opinions are my own.
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Tag Archives: debugfs
ksig – sending signals from the kernel space to the user space
While syscall kill() gives users the ability to send certain signal to certain process in the user space of Linux, the story is totally different if we want to send signals from the kernel space to the user space. After … Continue reading
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relay – linux kernel relay filesystem
Relay (Relay filesystem) is a mechanisim used to transfer the data from the kernel space to the user space within the Linux OS. The advantage of relay comparing with other means like debugfs or proc is its ability to handle … Continue reading
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