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Old 12-29-2008, 10:09 AM   #1
lila780
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interrupt with push buttons through Linux - driver or user space?


Hi!

We're trying to connect a push button to an ingenic processor, which should generate an interrupt. How do we make the connection between user space in Linux and a certain register in the processor? Do we have to write a device driver to register an interrupt handler or can we use something already existing?

We're thinking about using a thread in user space to monitor the interrupt status, but we don't know how to make the connection with the hardware.

Thanks!
/Rob & Stu
 
Old 12-30-2008, 06:31 AM   #2
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You really should have this in the programming section. I'd contact a mod to ask him/her to move it.
 
  


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