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Re: Ethernet drivers for GNU Mach



Am 27.03.2011 14:18, schrieb Steven McDonald:
> Hello all,
> 
> I remember reading (though I don't remember where, probably on this
> list somewhere) that Mach's ethernet drivers are ported from Linux 2.0.
> I just had a few questions about the possibility of newer drivers for
> Mach:
> 
> 1. Is it plausible to use Linux 2.6's drivers in the same way?
> 2. Is anyone working on this currently?

There is the DDE project, for bringing updated drivers to the Hurd.

http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/dde.html

http://wiki.archhurd.org/wiki/DDE

IIRC the main difference is that drivers will work in user space and not linked directly into Mach.

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Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Jens Mühlenhoff


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