locking in a device driver

Dinesh Nair dinesh at alphaque.com
Wed Nov 2 13:44:41 PST 2005

On 11/03/05 05:17 M. Warner Losh said the following:
> this is to create a helper program that gets the ioctl request over a
> pipe or socket, does the call to the kernel and then returns the
> results.  Not idea, I'll grant, but it is an alternative worth

no, that wont work. the userland app is asterisk, a well known open source 
IP PBX, and i dont think keeping a different set of patches for asterisk is 
going to work too well.

> libpthread by default, others if you use libmap.conf

which explains why it works on 5.x, but not on 4.x.

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