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SubjectRE: Linux, UDI and SCO.
On Sat, 19 Sep 1998, Jordan Mendelson wrote:
> Curious, wouldn't having UDI drivers running under Linux make them fairly
> easy to reverse engineer? I mean, the drivers will be calling linux kernel
> functions through the UDI kernel interface, so if we trace every call we
> should be able to get a gist of how the driver works.

You'll find out generic stuff, like what I/O ports the driver uses, and how
much memory it allocates. Beyond that, you won't get a lot of device-specific
information because the kernel doesn't have that information--if it did, you
wouldn't need the driver! :-)

--Tim Smith


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