[PRJ007] tty over TCP driver needed

David Glandon david.glandon at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 12:53:08 UTC 2007


I would be interested in observing this driver and offering any
assistance that I can.  I've not previously worked on the linux kernel
but feel comfortable with OS concepts and would like to get my hands
dirty in the near future.

On 10/18/07, David Hollis <dhollis at davehollis.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 2007-10-17 at 15:30 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > Here's another driver that needs a developer.  Anyone want to work on
> > it?  Let me know.
>
>
> I'd like to be involved.  I'd like to think that this can wind up as
> some sort of part kernel/part userspace type of implementation though
> that may not be entirely possible.  Hopefully there are other folks as
> well as I don't have a tremendous amount of time to dedicate to it but I
> do have quite a bit of serial and networking experience, and more
> importantly, this sort of thing could be quite useful to me.
>
>
> > ------------------
> >
> > 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.)
> >
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