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Individual Linux boot messages are pulled out, explained, and the the source code that produced them is examined. CF Card Device Example: Pfentice “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read.
We will be in space. It then goes on to discuss kernel locks, briefly looks at procfs and memory allocation, and closes as each chapter does with pointers to where to look in the source for the subjects discussed. You simply have to make assumptions about the readers knowledge – if you don’t, you’ll be writing an encyclopedia or two. Visit venkatsswaran Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.
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Very well done, and I recommend it. Well, that’s not entirely true: 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.
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As you’d expect, this starts out with an overview of the kernel itself, and it’s probably the best I’ve ever seen. Back cover copy “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read.
It contains technical articles about Unix, Linux and general computing related subjects, opinion, news, help files, how-to’s, tutorials and more. Regular readers here know that I have been very disappointed with most Linux kernel and device driver books. Home Linux Contact Site Map. The Best Books of If you ask “Should we be in space?
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Essential Linux Device Drivers. Have you tried Searching this site? About Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Lrentice Venkateswaran has spent more than a decade working in IBM product development laboratories. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions We are in space.
Essential Linux Device Drivers
I admit that it’s very hard to write a good book in this area. It is a bit expensive, but I think it’s worth it. 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. For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example.
He was a Contributing Editor and kernel columnist for Linux Magazine for more than two years.