[ECOS] Problem about writing IO device driver

Jonathan Larmour jlarmour@redhat.com
Tue Jan 8 07:08:00 GMT 2002


HuangQiang wrote:
> 
> Hi all:
>    I am trying to write a device (logical) driver for memory mapped IO
> device for ARM E7T board. I have a question:
> 
> I develope the logical device driver for memory mapped io device follow the
> way doing serial device driver.
> 
> calling procedure is:
> 
> 1. install the IO function: DEVIO_TABLE(...)
> 2. write the logical device driver function: read(), write(), set_config(),
> get_config()
> 3. in read(), write(), set_config(), get_config() call the hardware function
> to manipulate the hardware
> 
> one problem is that: I need to pass the register address into the
> application (call cyg_io_read(), cyg_io_write()) as reading or writing to
> the memory mapped io device. but cyg_io_read(), cyg_io_write() can't receive
> this extra parameter. So any way doing this? Or maybe I went into the wrong
> way. Thanks for any help.

You should associate the register address with the handle of each device,
the handle in turn corresponding to the DEVTAB_ENTRY.

Jifl
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