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    SubjectRe: Can we move device drivers into user-space?
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    On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:57 AM, Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com> wrote:
    > On 02/23/2012 12:56 PM, Jidong Xiao wrote:
    >>
    >> Hi,
    >
    >
    > Hi,
    >
    >
    >> So is it mainly because the high overhead that prevents the user-space
    >> device drivers ideas being accepted in Linux?
    >>
    >
    > At least UIO drivers are already in Linux kernel, see drivers/uio/.
    >

    Oh, so does it make sense to move existing device drivers into user
    space? For example, move most of the stuff located under drivers/usb
    into user-space?

    -Jidong


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