Ah, problem solved by simply changing the open() command args: dosfd = open("/dev/iec8", O_RDWR | O_CREAT ); Duh. On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 7:19 AM, Rob Eaglestone <firstname.lastname@example.org > wrote: > I had to install the wiringPi library (you should mention that in the > README), and then alter the makefile (-lobjc causes make to fail) and > remove the joystick references in ninepin.c (because it relies on > /usr/src/linux/include/linux/asm, which doesn't exist in my distribution > for some reason). > > Then it compiled. > > And now for a newbie question on linux hacking: > > How do I run this thing? Running 'sudo ./ninepin' results in an error, > because it can't open /dev/iec8 ("no such file or directory"). > > So do I need to create /dev/iec8? And do I use something like MAKEDEV or > mknod, or something else? > > > > On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 8:12 PM, Rob Eaglestone < > email@example.com> wrote: > >> OK. Before I dive in, I'll tell you that one of the things I aim to do >> is write a library, not unlike the BCM2835 one, and from there produce a >> Perl package that can access that library, not unlike Device::BCM2835 >> <https://metacpan.org/pod/Device::BCM2835>. So if that brings any >> advice to mind, I'm all ears :) >> >> >> >> On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 6:42 PM, Chris Osborn <firstname.lastname@example.org> >> wrote: >> >>> >>> On Sep 4, 2014, at 4:20 PM, Rob Eaglestone <email@example.com> >>> wrote: >>> >>> > Thanks Chris! (And Nate!) >>> > >>> > Between my initial email and yours, I had functions written but no >>> certainty that they'd work. I'll hack on your codebase instead. >>> >>> Easiest thing to do would be to start from cbmdos & dosHandleIO. When >>> that's called all of the low-level protocol things have been taken care of >>> and all you have to do is read in a buffer which will tell you the command >>> that is being sent. >>> >>> -- >>> Follow me on twitter: @FozzTexx >>> Check out my blog: http://insentricity.com >>> >>> >>> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list >>> >> >> > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2014-09-11 23:00:02
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