Sample DDI8 Driver for UnixWare 7 and OpenServer 6

The ddi8samp package includes ddi8samp, a sample DDI8 driver for a CMOS RAM driver.

For current information about the entire UnixWare/OpenServer Hardware Developers Kit (HDK) release, see the HDK Release Notes.

Note: Documentation references on this page link to the Product Documentation. They are also available on your local system when the baseMAN, HDKdoc, and HDKman packages are installed.

System requirements

This package has no installation dependencies. The sample can be installed on UnixWare 7, OpenServer 6 or OpenServer 5, although it can only be built and installed on UnixWare 7 and OpenServer 6 systems.

This following packages are required to build and package the sample driver on a UnixWare 7 or OpenServer 6 system:

Base System

Advanced Commands

UDK Optimizing C Compilation System (included with the UDK)

Software Packaging Tools (included with the UDK)

The UnixWare and OpenServer Development Kit (UDK), with the uccs and usoftint packages selected, must be installed on your system before attempting to run the packaging tools on the sample driver provided in the ddi8samp package. See the UDK documentation for more information.


To install the package from:

downloaded files

  1. Log in as root.
  2. Download the package to an installation directory; for example, /tmp.
  3. Use the pkgadd(1M) command to install it by entering:
    pkgadd  -d  /tmp/ddi8samp

media distribution

  1. Log in as root.
  2. Insert the CD-ROM in the drive
  3. Use the pkgadd(1M) command to install it by entering:
    pkgadd  -d  cdrom1  ddi8samp

This will place the DDI8 sample driver files in the /usr/src/hdk/ddi8_sample directory.

For more information

More information concerning DDI 8 drivers may be found in the Developing DDI kernel drivers.