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The author is the maintainer of the Silicon Motion SM712 framebuffer driver in the mainline kernel. He works as an embedded Linux developer at Vector India Pvt Ltd, a renowned embedded training institute. He can be reached at [email protected]

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Peripheral devices are connected to a computer through interfaces called ports, which could be serial or parallel. A parallel port is a parallel physical …


This article deals with the basic structure of a framebuffer and will interest those who know how to write a character device driver. The …