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Re: userspace drivers

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: userspace drivers
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 16:36:35 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.3i

On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 08:55:56AM +0100, Joachim Nilsson wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 11:25:14PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 11:09:02AM -0800, James Morrison wrote:
> > >  I don't believe any work is being done on userspace drivers.  If you 
> > > want to
> > > look specifically mach user space drivers you can read the mach 3 Kernel
> > > Interface[1].  If you aren't specifically looking at mach drivers, perhaps
> > > you may want to acquint yourself with oskit, and how GNU Mach in cvs uses
> > > the interfaces in oskit.
> > > [1] http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/project/mach/public/www/doc/osf.html
> > the Kernel Interface docs are missing. does anyone casualy have them?
> They are still there, only they are not in three parts as the text
> say. Try without the index number, like this:
> ftp://ftp.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/project/mach/public/doc/osf/kernel_interface.ps

I've read the IO section and doesn't realy seem a useful interface. any plans
to provide ioperm ()?

Robert Millan

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