Re: Device drivers implemented as translators?
Moritz Schulte <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.