The Linux Control and Measurement Device Interface
David Schleef <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* About Comedi:
Comedi is a collection of drivers for data acquisition hardware.
These drivers work with Linux, and also with Linux combined with
the real-time extensions RTAI and RTLinux. The Comedi core, which
ties all the driver together, allows applications to be written
that are completely hardware independent.
Comedi supports a variety of data acquisition hardware; an
incomplete list can be found in Documentation/comedi/drivers.txt.
This distribution contains just the Comedi kernel modules. You will
almost certainly also want to download Comedilib, which is a user
space library, a few utilities, and some example programs.
For installation instructions, look at the file INSTALL.
* Mailing List:
Questions about Comedi should be sent to the Comedi mailing list,
<email@example.com>. Mailing the maintainer directly is always
acceptable, but since the mailing list is archived and questions
are often answered more quickly by others, the mailing list is
To subscribe to ans unsubscribe from the mailing list, go to
you can send "subscribe comedi" to <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Traffic on the list is light, and mainly questions/answers about
comedi installation, bugs, and programming. General questions
about data acquisition are also welcome.
* More Information:
Comedi also has a web page, at http://www.comedi.org. New versions
of comedi can be found on the ftp site ftp://ftp.comedi.org/pub/comedi.
Often bugfixes and new features that are not in the current release
can be found in the CVS repository. CVS snapshots can be created
automatically at https://cvs.comedi.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/comedi/
The CVS repository can be
accessed anonymously using:
cvs -d :pserver:email@example.com:/var/cvs login
(password is blank)
cvs -d :pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/var/cvs co comedi
Comedi may be freely distributed and modified in accordance with the
GNU General Public License.
The person behind all this misspelled humor is David Schleef