Writing userspace device drivers
cjk32 at cam.ac.uk
Tue May 6 21:23:46 UTC 2008
> On Tuesday 06 May 2008 19:14:37 Christopher Key wrote:
>> I'm wanting to write a driver for lirc to allow me to transmit IR
>> signals via a Global Caché GC-100. In essence, this requires me to
>> communicate with the GC-100 via TCP in response to ioctls (received?)
>> via /dev/lircX.
>> Can anyone point me in right direction towards achieving this? Is it
>> possible to do everything in userspace? Under Linux, there appears to
>> be something called FUSD, which allows one to write userspace device
>> drivers. Is there anything similar under FreeBSD?
> Do you mean FUSE? There is FUSE for FreeBSD. I have used it with EncFS.
Thanks for the pointer. I did mean FUSD,
http://www.circlemud.org/~jelson/software/fusd/, although looking at
FUSE, it may well be that that'll do what I need.
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