Subject: Re: a mmap'able audio device??
To: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org.AU>
From: Ken Hornstein <email@example.com>
Date: 03/04/1996 10:57:09
> I have seen some rumours that say that there is a mmap'able
>audio device available under linux. This sounds like an interesting
>thing to have in NetBSD. Does anyone have any plans for this? Anyone
>know where the code is likely to be? Any comments about adding such a
Forgive me for being incredibly dense, but how exactly would that work?
The only possible use of it I could see would be to map the hardware
registers into user space, but that would mean that the userland code
would have to do all the register twiddling. That would be a net loss