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CF Card Device Example: Individual Linux boot messages are pulled out, explained, and the the source code that produced them is examined. Got something to add?

Essential Linux Device Drivers

He was a Contributing Editor and kernel columnist for Linux Magazine for more than two years. Very well done, and I recommend it.

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

As you’d expect, this starts out with an overview of the kernel itself, and it’s probably the best I’ve ever seen.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Linux Programming by Example Arnold Robbins. We are in space. For each, Venkateswaran explains the dvice, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example.

Alan Cox has a blurb: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Looking for beautiful books? Well, that’s not entirely true: Home Linux Contact Site Map. Book ratings by Goodreads. About Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran has prdntice more than a decade working in IBM product development laboratories. 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.

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That’s a formula that works, and the author also often includes pointers to other relevant resources too. The Best Books of Tony Lawrence Rating: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Back cover copy “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read. With a little Googling, you should be able to really get a lot out of this book. Description “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read.

The next few chapters cover more basic concepts like kernel locks and threads, and then the rest devicce the book is all device drivers. It then goes on to discuss kernel locks, briefly looks at procfs and memory allocation, and closes as each chapter does with pointers to sreeekrishnan to look in the source for the subjects discussed.

It is a bit expensive, but I think it’s worth it. Other books in this series.

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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. 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. Vy admit that it’s very hard to write a good book in this area. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

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