Devices related notifications from kernel to userspace
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Thu Dec 27 11:49:43 PST 2007
We have a registration infrastructure via make_dev(), but it isn't tied
into anything. A devfs backend could use it to construct most of the
device space. I'm not sure how pertainant it is but I figured I'd throw
it in to the pile.
We definitely don't want to import FreeBSD's myrid locking mechanisms,
but they shouldn't be too hard to port to ours. The easiest solution
is probably to just use lockmgr locks which are fairly well streamlined
in DragonFly despite being heavy weight.
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