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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 23:57:10 +0800
From:	Cong Wang <>
To:	Jidong Xiao <>
CC:	Kernel development list <>
Subject: Re: Can we move device drivers into user-space?

On 02/23/2012 12:56 PM, Jidong Xiao wrote:
> Hi,


> So is it mainly because the high overhead that prevents the user-space
> device drivers ideas being accepted in Linux?

At least UIO drivers are already in Linux kernel, see drivers/uio/.

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