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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] FUSD v1.00: Framework for User-Space Devices
Hi!

> > Yep. And linmodem driver does signal processing, so it is big and
> > ugly. And up till now, it had to be in kernel. With your patches, such
> > drivers could be userspace (where they belong!). Of course, it would be
> > very good if your interface did not change...
>
> I don't see how linmodem drivers apply. At least not at the low-level
> because you actually have to driver the hardware, respond to interrupts
> etc. On some of this I can see a driver split like there is for the video

You don't actually need interrupts -- you *know* when next sample arrives.
And port io is completely fine with iopl() ;-).
Pavel
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