Subject: Re: Bad Mistake by Announce List Owner
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Matt Busigin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/17/2001 11:50:28
On Sun, 16 Dec 2001, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, Sean Davis wrote:
> > > Just as an idea, why not offer a userland plugin API for
> > > commercial driver support in userspace? The plugin API can be
> > > fully opensource, and companies like 4front can release their
> > > drivers in userspace, so that it would be independant of the
> > > kernel. Anyways I do not know enough about the kernel, to know
> > > how well this would work out, but hey it is an suggestion, so
> > > no flames please.
> > I like that idea. I have absolutely no clue as to how to impliment it, but I
> > think it could be handy.
> Um... LKM?
It sounded like the idea meant _not_ running in kernel address space, etc,
thus addressing the stability issue...