>>>>> "Alan" == Alan Cox <email@example.com> writes:
>> > 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).
Alan> This problem can be solved in userspace. Mount /proc somewhere
Alan> else and make a symlink farm then cat whatever crap you need to
Alan> make the vmware junk work into an extra file
Is the temporary addition of that entry
hertz:~/Mail/till-010402> cat /proc/sys/dev/parport/parport0/hardware
really such a big thing? I know that vmware is unresponsive, but there are
many vmware users out there that would like to use 2.4 now ...
-- Uwe Bonnes firstname.lastname@example.org
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