Help: Steps for creating an rtems device driver...

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Thu Jan 6 23:29:18 UTC 2005

Alex wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone already created a rtems device driver?
> I need to create a simple device driver to listen printer port, but I am lost in the steps i need to do...
> Does someone know any doc with the steps to create a rtems device driver?
> I already try to use the polled single port sample but i am lost, in registering, fire the driver, etc...

The simple single polled driver does all that for you BUT it registers
itself as /dev/console.

Copy the shared console_polled code to lpt_polled and change console to
lpt everywhere.  Then you should be closer.

> Thanks 
> Nuno Costa
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