Re: [PATCH] 2.5.17 /dev/ports

Alan Cox (
Wed, 22 May 2002 16:05:52 +0100 (BST)

> > The /dev/port interface is used by various apps and its a traditional
> > x86 in paticular unix thing. For platforms like ARM its poorly implemented
> Erm... unix thing? I see it only in Linux...
> BTW. Just recently someone has found out that it is indeed
> *poorly* implemented.

Well you should learn to use grep, google and a library then. The /dev/port
interface is in a whole variety of older Unixen for x86, and also in systems
like Minix.

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