Re: User Space Emulation of Devices

Dwayne C. Litzenberger (
Wed, 12 Sep 2001 21:53:50 -0600

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On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 09:25:08AM +0100, Phil Thompson wrote:
> 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?

I think the HURD does something like this. I can't say any more than that,
since I haven't actually run it yet. :-)

Dwayne C. Litzenberger -

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