[PRJ007] tty over TCP driver needed

Jay York jay at jyork.org
Wed Oct 17 22:53:07 UTC 2007

Can you say, "telnet?"  Can you say, "pty?"


On Oct 17, 2007, at 6:30 PM, Greg KH wrote:

> Here's another driver that needs a developer.  Anyone want to work on
> it?  Let me know.
> thanks,
> greg k-h
> ------------------
> Summary:  tty over TCP driver
> Description:
> 	A company has devices that are exposed over TCP to a local
> 	machine as a "normal" tty serial port.  A driver needs to be
> 	written for Linux to expose this kind of functionality to the
> 	user so that standard serial programs can be used to control the
> 	device.
> Estimated skills needed:
> 	tty layer experience
> 	TCP from within the kernel experience
> 	This is not a good "first driver" type project, but should not
> 	be that complex (with the exception of trying to understand the
> 	tty layer, a currently moving target.)
> _______________________________________________
> devel mailing list
> devel at linuxdriverproject.org
> http://driverdev.linuxdriverproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel

More information about the devel mailing list