Subject: Re: device driver / LKM
To: samuel Lellouche <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/05/2000 15:00:14
On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 08:59:55PM +0000, samuel Lellouche wrote:
> Hi..
> As a school project i intend to do a Network Serial driver, on Net BSD.
> For ease of use and development i would like to do it as a module.
> There is very little doc about LKM, and I've noticed that doing that 
> (device driver, probe, attachement...) was on the TO_DO list of the LKM devlopement.

Yes, I don't think it's possible to load a device driver as a module yet.

> We are also supposed to document everything we do, so we would like to make 
> a good LKM dev How-TO and maybe a netbsd Driver Dev HOW-TO.
> If anyone has anything to help us (docs, hints, sources...) that'll be cool..

What kind of board is it ? What chip does it use ?

Manuel Bouyer <>