Re: User Space Emulation of Devices

Alan Cox (
Wed, 12 Sep 2001 23:34:22 +0100 (BST)

> > 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.
> >
> You need a parameter marshalling system; however, they do exist. It
> might actually be that the best way to deal with this is to make a
> general module framework and compile a specific module to marshall the
> parameters of the device you want to emulate.

Didnt someone announce a kernel mode corba daemon a while back ?
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