Re: [PARPORT] Backward compatibility /proc/.../parportX/hardware entry

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Apr 12 2001 - 11:20:34 EDT

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    > > Could that /proc/.../hardware entry be restored temporary in the
    > > standard kernel until there is a new vmware release? I would be very
    > > pleased!
    > A much better patch would be one that optionally provides a
    > backwards-compatible /proc/parport directory, just like before
    > (similar to the way /proc/pci is done).

    This problem can be solved in userspace. Mount /proc somewhere else and make
    a symlink farm then cat whatever crap you need to make the vmware junk work into
    an extra file

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