Re: [PARPORT] user-space drivers

Alan Cox (
Fri, 4 Jun 1999 13:11:47 +0100 (BST)

> >light that ppuser needed: (a) a way of being told to claim exclusive
> >access to the port,
> Why is this needed?

So they can assign the port entirely to their virtual OS. Which of course
probably won't actually work if the port is something like a USB cable but

The concept is sound. A usermode qcam driver for example might want to claim
the port this way

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