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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 12:48:32 -0800 (PST)
To:	Jidong Xiao <>
cc:	Cong Wang <>,
	Kernel development list <>
Subject: Re: Can we move device drivers into user-space?

On Thu, 23 Feb 2012, Jidong Xiao wrote:

>> At least UIO drivers are already in Linux kernel, see drivers/uio/.
> Oh, so does it make sense to move existing device drivers into user
> space? For example, move most of the stuff located under drivers/usb
> into user-space?

Why would you want to? What advantage are you looking to gain from all the 

David Lang
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