On Fri, May 12, 2000 at 12:07:34PM +0200, Peter Pregler wrote:
> I did some pio-reading tests and I could read a single frame but the
> port was not switched back correctly, at least not for my device (a
> CPiA based webcam). In any case, the block-read interface is not
> suitable for my purpose. A webcam delivers a stream of indefinite
> length (due to compression). The end-of-stream is a data pattern in the
> stream. The current read-functions do ieee-mode switching after reading
> blocks which must not happen for the webcam. So I see no way to
> implement streaming read with the current interface. I will try to show
> some working code that implements what I need.
If you can think of a good interface that would be great.
> AFAIK, there is no dma-read code in the current 2.3.x-kernels.
Of course you are right, sorry.
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