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Re: interacting with serial driver
On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 03:06:56PM +0530, Prateek Gera typed:
> when you access node /dev/ttyS0, it is directly associated with the driver
> "serial.c" through the major number, therefore you need not worry about
> using serial.c
> You require root permissions for doing this.
Or change the r/w permissions on the /dev/ttyS0 device.
> Also you need not worry about handling interrupts while writing a user
> level prg. the driver does it for you itself.
That's certainly an advantage- (And probably the right thing to do).