Re: User Space Emulation of Devices

Oliver Neukum (
Wed, 12 Sep 2001 23:45:24 +0200

Am Mittwoch, 12. September 2001 12:28 schrieb Pavel Machek:
> Hi!
> > Without going into the gory details, I have a requirement for a device
> > driver that does very little apart from pass on the open/close/read/write
> > "requests" onto a user space application to implement and pass back to
> > the driver.
> >
> > Does anything like this already exist?
> Something like that which would also pass ioctl()s would be *very*
> welcome.
> Pavel

How do you pass an ioctl ? If any parameter is a pointer you actually need a
complex protocol for passing memory content to make it useful.


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