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Old 04-23-2009, 12:08 PM   #1
avyadavnitw
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fops in linux device drivers


hi,
is that fops structure is necessary in device drivers..................how from application it is called.
Ex:
struct fops
{
open
read
}

from application how it called
 
Old 04-24-2009, 11:39 PM   #2
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Hi -

It defines what operations (e.g. "open" and "read", in your example) are available for that kernel driver.

Book recommendation: Linux Device Drivers, 3rd Edition; Rubini et al, O'Reilly

'Hope that helps .. PSM
 
  


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