Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 22nd Jul 2007 00:33 UTC, submitted by liquidat
Linux Linus Torvalds included patches into the mainline tree which implement a stable userspace driver API into the Linux kernel. The stable driver API was already announced a year ago by Greg Kroah-Hartman. Now the last patches were uploaded and the API was included in Linus' tree. The idea of the API is to make life easier for driver developers: "This interface allows the ability to write the majority of a driver in userspace with only a very small shell of a driver in the kernel itself. It uses a char device and sysfs to interact with a userspace process to process interrupts and control memory accesses."
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RE[4]: I wonder...
by Almafeta on Sun 22nd Jul 2007 19:02 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: I wonder..."
Almafeta
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2007-02-22

Natural selection is the american reason for racism and the Third Reich.


Guh... wait... Americans caused the third Reich... because we believe in natural selection?

Ow. My head hurts. It's comments like this that make me wish OSNews had an ignore list. ;)

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