Subject: cdevsw in the new device order
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From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 01/25/2005 22:20:24
What has replaced the traditional cdevsw in the new world order for
device attachment? I'm trying to port some code forward to 2.0 and I
have a line
What is a suitable repalcement for this in the new device attachment
framework? Is there a simple change I should make, or will I need to
do something more elaborate (such as change my paradigm)? Or do I need
to show more details for those questions to be answerable?
And, is there somewhere I can find these answers for myself?
/usr/share/doc does not appear to contain anything helpful. I did some
poking around with man -k, but almost everything either turned up no
hits or far too many hits to be of any use. "man -k device | egrep 9"
looked hopeful, but the only thing that looked promising was device(9),
which doesn't seem to help any - it doesn't talk about the [bc]devsw
glue from the caller's perspective, and only barely from the device
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