DRVBLD: a UNIX Device Driver Builder

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New peripheral devices are being developed at an ever increasing rate. Before such accessories can be used in the UNIX environment (UNIX is a trademark of Bell Laboratories), they must be able to communicate with the operating system. This involves writing a device driver for each device. In order to do this, very detailed knowledge is required of both the device to be integrated and the version of UNIX to which it will be attached. The process is long, detailed and prone to subtle problems and errors. This paper presents a menu-driven utility designed to simplify and accelerate the design ... continued below

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vii, 49 leaves : ill.

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Cano, Agustin F. May 1992.

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New peripheral devices are being developed at an ever increasing rate. Before such accessories can be used in the UNIX environment (UNIX is a trademark of Bell Laboratories), they must be able to communicate with the operating system. This involves writing a device driver for each device. In order to do this, very detailed knowledge is required of both the device to be integrated and the version of UNIX to which it will be attached. The process is long, detailed and prone to subtle problems and errors. This paper presents a menu-driven utility designed to simplify and accelerate the design and implementation of UNIX device drivers by freeing developers from many of the implementation specific low-level details.

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Cano, Agustin F. DRVBLD: a UNIX Device Driver Builder, thesis, May 1992; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501060/: accessed May 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .