Multi-threading access to device drivers.
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sun Nov 7 12:07:47 PST 2004
:> If it's a regular file [...]
:BZZZT! Wrong, but thanks for playing. (We are talking devices here)
:Poul-Henning Kamp | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
Well, most devices don't give a damn about the file offset supplied
in the UIO from the file descriptor, so if it isn't a regular file
why would you care? You should just parallel entry into the device and
let the device take care of any required serialization.
<dillon at backplane.com>
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