The manufacturer will not release the source code for the driver or the down
loadable firmware. We would like to find a good way of handling this polling
driver. The Manufacturer is very touchy about us giving out infomation on
this board as it is not in general release as yet.
Sorry for the not explaining better.
>>We need some help with a dsp board that the manufacturer has no irq for
>>board and the module spawns 2 child process this is a polling device. The
>>manufacturer said that this works fine on windows and dose not plan to
>>change the driver or the hardware. The manufacturer has a test program
>>will process a single packet at a time but will not do multi packets. If
>>try to send and recieve multi packet the driver will lockup or takes all
>>the cpu time. We are using kernel 2.0.34.
>You forgot to mention the name of the board, manufacturer and whether the
>source code for their driver is available, or whether the hardware specs
>available so that someone can do something about their driver.
>What exactly do you hope to get out of posting to the newsgroup?
>It's not likely that the kernel can be fixed in order to make the driver
>work. Even if that were possible, it would be rather like the tail wagging
>You should be complaining to the manufacturer that their driver working
>Windows is irrelevant to you, since the Linux one flat out doesn't work.
>the meanwhile, I'd look at competitive products.