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Essential Linux Device Drivers

Sreekrishna use cookies to give you the best possible experience. We are in space. However, I still think that my complaints have been justified, and this author proves that you CAN write a readable, information packed book about Linux device drivers without glossing over vast areas.

Well, that’s not entirely true: A Take Control Crash Course. Tue May 6 If you ask “Should we be in space? You simply have to make assumptions about the readers knowledge – if you don’t, you’ll be writing an encyclopedia or two. I admit that it’s very hard to write a good book in this area. Home Linux Contact Site Map.

CF Card Device Example: It contains technical articles about Unix, Linux and general computing related subjects, opinion, news, help files, how-to’s, tutorials and more. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Individual Linux boot messages are pulled out, explained, and the the source code that produced them is examined.

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The next few chapters cover more basic concepts like kernel locks and threads, and then the rest of the book is all device drivers. Description “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read.

It is a bit expensive, but I think it’s worth it. Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran focuses on the essentials, bringing together all the concepts and techniques you need, while avoiding topics that only matter in highly specialized situations. He was a Contributing Editor and kernel columnist for Linux Magazine for more than two years.

Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions Essential Linux Device Drivers. We will be in space. Book ratings by Goodreads.

As you’d expect, this starts out with an overview of the kernel itself, and it’s probably the best I’ve ever seen. Home Contact Us Help Essentiall delivery worldwide. Venkateswaran begins by reviewing the Linux 2. For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example.

It then goes on to discuss kernel locks, briefly looks at procfs and memory allocation, and closes as each chapter does ilnux pointers to where to look in the source for the subjects discussed. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.


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That’s a formula that works, and the author also often includes pointers to other relevant resources too. About Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran has spent more than a decade working in IBM product development laboratories.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. In this practical, example-driven book, one of the world’s most experienced Linux driver developers systematically demonstrates how to develop reliable Linux drivers for virtually any device.

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The Best Books of Embedded Linux Primer Christopher Hallinan. Back cover copy “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Essential Linux Device Drivers is for any programmer with a working knowledge of operating systems and C, including programmers who have never written drivers before. Have you tried Searching this site?

Regular readers here know that I have been very disappointed with most Linux kernel and device driver books.