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Date: Sun, 14 Dec 1997 12:23:07 +0200 (IST)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
To: THIERRY DOT T DOT I DOT IMMORDINO AT TSI DOT thomson DOT fr
cc: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: DJGPP and DOS driver
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On 12 Dec 1997 THIERRY DOT T DOT I DOT IMMORDINO AT TSI DOT thomson DOT fr wrote:

> The driver can be installed in the config.sys of the PC, and gives access to 
> a device name (usable for an open function).
> 
> First, can I use this driver ?

Yes.  You might consider reading chapter 18 of the DJGPP FAQ list
(v2/faq210b.zip from the same place you get DJGPP).

> If it is feasible, I could access directly to the primitives (read-direct / 
> write-direct) of the driver.
> 
> Could I use those primitives, instead of  read / write ?

Please explain what do you mean by `read-direct' as opposed to
`read'.  An example of code which uses both would be the most
effective way of explaning this.

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