[GIT PATCH] UIO patches for 2.6.21

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Apr 27 2007 - 18:52:37 EST

Here are the updated UIO (Userspace I/O driver framework) patches for

They have been revamped from the last time you have seen them, and they
include a real driver, the Hilscher CIF DeviceNet and Profibus card
controller, which is being used in production systems with this driver
framework right now. The kernel driver they replaced was a total mess,
with over 60+ ioctls to try to control the different aspects of the
device. See the last patch in this series for more details on this

These patches include full documentation, are self-contained from the
rest of the kernel, and have been in the -mm tree for the past few
months with no complaints.

Please pull from:

Patches will be sent as a follow-on to this message to lkml for people
to see.


greg k-h

Documentation/DocBook/kernel-api.tmpl | 4 +
Documentation/DocBook/uio-howto.tmpl | 498 +++++++++++++++++++++++
drivers/Kconfig | 1 +
drivers/Makefile | 1 +
drivers/uio/Kconfig | 27 ++
drivers/uio/Makefile | 2 +
drivers/uio/uio.c | 702 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
drivers/uio/uio_cif.c | 156 ++++++++
include/linux/uio_driver.h | 91 +++++
9 files changed, 1482 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 Documentation/DocBook/uio-howto.tmpl
create mode 100644 drivers/uio/Kconfig
create mode 100644 drivers/uio/Makefile
create mode 100644 drivers/uio/uio.c
create mode 100644 drivers/uio/uio_cif.c
create mode 100644 include/linux/uio_driver.h


Hans J. Koch (2):
UIO: Add the User IO core code
UIO: Documentation

Hans-J├╝rgen Koch (1):
UIO: Hilscher CIF card driver

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