You can get the latest driver package at the FTP site. The latest version is Version 0.80, released July 10, 2000.
Online documentation is available on the web; or, if you'd prefer a nicely printed version, you can get the same documentation in PDF or Postscript format.
This software package allows control of an RPC under Linux if the RPC is connected to a bi-directional PC parallel port. The driver is a Linux kernel module that implements two types of device drivers:
The Radiometrix Device Drivers for Linux were written by Jeremy Elson (firstname.lastname@example.org) while at the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute. This work was supported by DARPA under grant No. DABT63-99-1-0011 as part of the SCADDS project, and was also made possible in part due to support from Cisco Systems. It is freely available under the GNU Public License (GPL).
Currently, the RPC driver can only control one RPC device at a time. Configurations with multiple RPC radios are not supported. (The underlying Parapin library currently has the same limitation.)
When using the fragmentation interface, the memory used by krpc will grow slowly over time (up to a certain limit). The driver currently does not implement garbage collection; it will in the future.
When providing an IP interface, the RPC driver really should do link-layer retransmissions. TCP performance is rather bad otherwise.
The implementation of fragmentation can be made somewhat more efficient; the first ``introduction'' fragment currently does not carry any data.
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