Re: [PARPORT] new ppdev operations

From: Philip Blundell (
Date: Tue Jun 19 2001 - 15:28:22 EDT

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    >savefy of the system. But if for an port access the emulation program opens
    >and claims the device, and then feeds the inb() and outb() as ioctls to the
    >parport device,things should be save. And I think accesses to the extended
    >ECP adresses should be allowed too, if the emulated program wants to do
    >things like EPP or ECR access.

    So write yourself a setuid helper program that does ioperm() on the parallel
    port addresses and forwards stuff there. There is no need for this to go in
    the kernel.


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