wood burning stoves*
The moose likes Java in General and the fly likes Device drivers Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Java in General
Bookmark "Device drivers" Watch "Device drivers" New topic
Author

Device drivers

Pradeep bhatt
Ranch Hand

Joined: Feb 27, 2002
Posts: 8904

Hi,
What java API s are required for writing device drivers in java


Groovy
himanshu patel
Ranch Hand

Joined: Feb 03, 2003
Posts: 205
Hi,
As far as I know, It is not possible to write device driver using java. Because writing Device Driver is low level programming task and one need to interact with hardware constantly. To achieve this, language must have ability to address arbitrary locations in memory and Java does not have that capability.
This is based on my knowledge. It could be wrong too.


If you want to become a rich, do not work for others but make others to work for you.
 
wood burning stoves
 
subject: Device drivers
 
Similar Threads
Access a webcam??
How can we get Driver Info?
Drivers License Reader
is c universal kile java
how to create device drivers using java?