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Old 11-03-2014, 07:37 AM   #1
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How to design user-space device drivers in Linux

In the past, user-space drivers were mostly used to make graphics run faster while avoiding the kernel. They increasingly became more important and the kernel is now seen as an obstacle to high server connection capacity. In these conditions, what do you think are the main benefits of running the driver in user space?

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