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In this practical, example-driven book, one of the world’s most experienced Linux driver developers systematically demonstrates how wssential develop reliable Linux drivers for virtually any device.

Tue May 6 For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example. I admit that it’s very hard to write a good book in this area.

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

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The Best Books of Back cover copy “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read.

You simply have to make assumptions about the readers knowledge – if you don’t, you’ll be writing an encyclopedia or two. Book ratings by Goodreads. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Venkatswaran our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Very well done, and I recommend it.

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He was a Contributing Editor and kernel columnist for Linux Magazine for more than two years. Got something to add? With a little Googling, you should be able to really get a lot out of this book. Essential Linux Device Drivers. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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However, I still think that my complaints have been justified, and this author proves that you CAN write a readable, srwekrishnan packed book about Linux device drivers without glossing over vast areas.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. That’s a formula that works, and the author also often includes pointers to other relevant resources too. Inexpensive drivres informative Apple related e-books: The next few chapters cover more basic concepts like kernel locks and threads, and then the rest of the book is all device drivers.


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About Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran has spent more than a decade working in IBM product development laboratories. Alan Cox has a blurb: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions Check out the top books of the year esential 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.