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Re: drivers for l4-hurd

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: drivers for l4-hurd
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2002 17:59:46 +0100
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On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 05:50:47PM +0100, Peter 'p2' De Schrijver wrote:
> I'm not convinced device drivers need their own namespace or lookup
> functions. Device drivers are not so different from any other
> services such as a tcp/ip stack or a filesystem. They access the
> hardware directly to provide the service, but that's about the only
> major difference. For me a device driver is just a program like any
> other program :)

Well, that is most certainly fine by me... ehm.  As long as I don't have to
implement it ;)


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