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Old 02-08-2008
Question /dev/mem on Dell Poweredge

Hi,

I have a C++ program to access /dev/mem and retrieve details like Vendor, Manufacturer details of the motherboard. This works fine on all the machines except for on Dell Poweredge 2850,1950... machines.
I receive a 'EFAULT' when I try to access /dev/mem on these servers.
I suspect some change to the addressing structure. Could someone give me any ideas/pointers in this regard.

TIA
Sreekanth
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Old 03-05-2008
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Originally Posted by ragisreekanth
Hi,

I have a C++ program to access /dev/mem and retrieve details like Vendor, Manufacturer details of the motherboard. This works fine on all the machines except for on Dell Poweredge 2850,1950... machines.
I receive a 'EFAULT' when I try to access /dev/mem on these servers.
I suspect some change to the addressing structure. Could someone give me any ideas/pointers in this regard.

TIA
Sreekanth
hi Sreekanth,

i m trying the same for my application..but i am not good in c++, i am basically a java programmer..so can u please help me in this??

thx

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