Heya;<br><br>I'm a more-or-less novice programmer, and I thought I'd tinker around with parallel/serial port use. All I'd really like to do is something very simple, setting the pegs individually to "on" or "off," etc, much as shown in this Windows
<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">inpout32.dll-utilizing program: <a href="http://www.programmersheaven.com/search/download.asp?FileID=46877">http://www.programmersheaven.com/search/download.asp?FileID=46877
</a>.</font><br><br>I've Googled around, and have learned enough to know that Direct-IO requires a kernel driver. But now I'm stuck, and I seem to beunable to further learn from Google.<br><br>If I were to try and make a Linux app similar to the above mentioned Windows app, how would I go about doing it?
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