Building and Installing the Template Driver
This section shows you how to build and install the driver for
a 32-bit platform. See Building a Driver and Installing a Driver for build and install instructions for SPARC
architectures and for 64-bit x86 architectures.
Compile and link the driver. Use the -D_KERNEL option to indicate that this
code defines a kernel module. The following example shows compiling and linking for
a 32-bit architecture using the Sun Studio C compiler:
% cc -D_KERNEL -c dummy.c
% ld -r -o dummy dummy.o
Make sure you are user root when you install the driver.
Install drivers in the /tmp directory until you are finished modifying and testing
the _info(), _init(), and attach() routines. Copy the driver binary to the /tmp
directory. Link to the driver from the kernel driver directory. See Device Driver Testing Tips for more
# cp dummy /tmp
Link to the following directory for a 32-bit architecture:
# ln -s /tmp/dummy /usr/kernel/drv/dummy
Copy the configuration file to the kernel driver area of the system.
# cp dummy.conf /usr/kernel/drv