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Re: Userspace HD Drivers.

From: Roland McGrath
Subject: Re: Userspace HD Drivers.
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 16:53:00 -0500 (EST)

> The problem is that the driver exists in OSKit and doesn't work on the
> test kernels.  Two others have emailed the list about the same
> problem, and there has been no response.

Well, you gets what you pays for.  Has anyone tried to debug it?  Have you
checked the state of the oskit driver vs the latest Linux 2.2.x driver,
and tried to plop in a newer one if there is one?

> I was hoping that perhaps not using OSKit for this might be a sensible
> solution.

It depends what you mean by sensible.  Implementing a user-space driver
infrastructure is a hell of a lot more work than debugging one driver.

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