Re: [PARPORT] Multiple ppuser drivers

Philip Blundell (
Fri, 17 Jul 1998 01:34:11 +0100

>Could you please extend your ppuser struct (I will admit that I haven't
>look at this driver) and add an entry for PID. Copy current->pid to this
>variable when regestering the device. When any other calls are mad to
>the driver, compare current->pid to this value and report any differences
>using printk.

Whoa! This will kill multithreaded processes. I don't quite see what you're
trying to achieve here either. If the problem is contention on the port then
there has to be a better way to fix it.


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