l4linux kernel as input server

Adam Lackorzynski adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Wed Nov 21 22:23:24 CET 2012

On Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 03:04:10 -0800, Wajidali Whowe wrote:
> I was testing l4linux server as input server and was planning to run
> it without io package. For this purpose I wanted to rebuild the
> l4linux kernel with input server option and "without use pci virtual
> bus" option. My purpose was to see whether the kernel could reach the
> real IO ports and the result was off-course as expected a kernel
> panic... My question is how the io package is allowed to reach the IO
> ports but not the l4linux kernel? Please kindly see the kernel output
> and the corresponding lua script below: 

io talks to sigma0 to get access to those ports. L4Linux is built for
using io services that's why it fails (as expected). Adding this
feature is possibly but not intended.
May I ask why you want to run without io, and thus want to give L4Linux
full hardware access?

Adam                 adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
  Lackorzynski         http://os.inf.tu-dresden.de/~adam/

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