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Re: Device drivers implemented as translators?

Moritz Schulte <tux@gmx.li> writes:

> Then, you could for example settrans /hurd/devices/floppy to
> /dev/fd0 and had your floppy drive available as /dev/fd0. What do
> you think about it? Is it practical? This would also make the Hurd
> more independent from the underlying micro kernel, because it comes
> with its own device drivers.

However, there's also a big advantage in Somebody Else provide and
maintain all the device drivers. If the user-space drivers could
just link with oskit libraries, that might be cool.


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