[Download] PDF/EPUb Essential Linux Device Drivers: Ess Linux Device Driv_c1 Book by Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran
by Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran
Synopsis: “In all probability essentially the most extensive ranging and full Linux gadget driver ebook I’ve learn.”Alan Cox, Linux Guru and key Kernel Developer“Very complete and detailed, protecting nearly each single Linux gadget driver kind.”–Theodore Ts’o, First Linux Kernel Developer in North America and Chief Platform Strategist of the Linux FoundationThe Most Sensible Information to Writing Linux System DriversLinux now gives an exceptionally strong atmosphere for driver growth: with right now’s kernels, what as soon as required years of growth time might be completed in days. On this sensible, example-driven ebook, one of many world’s most skilled Linux driver builders systematically demonstrates tips on how to develop dependable Linux drivers for nearly any gadget. Important Linux System Drivers is for any programmer with a working information of working methods and C, together with programmers who’ve by no means written drivers earlier than. Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran focuses on the necessities, bringing collectively all of the ideas and methods you want, whereas avoiding matters that solely matter in extremely specialised conditions. Venkateswaran begins by reviewing the Linux 2.6 kernel capabilities which can be most related to driver builders. He introduces easy gadget courses; then turns to serial buses equivalent to I2C and SPI; exterior buses equivalent to PCMCIA, PCI, and USB; video, audio, block, community, and wi-fi gadget drivers; user-space drivers; and drivers for embedded Linux–one in every of right now’s quickest rising areas of Linux growth. For every, Venkateswaran explains the expertise, inspects related kernel supply recordsdata, and walks via creating a whole instance.