Essential Linux Device Drivers by Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran

By Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran

"Probably the main huge ranging and whole Linux gadget motive force booklet I’ve read.”
--Alan Cox, Linux Guru and Key Kernel Developer
 
“Very accomplished and unique, protecting virtually each Linux equipment motive force type.”
--Theodore Ts’o, First Linux Kernel Developer in North the US and leader Platform Strategist of the Linux Foundation
 
The such a lot functional consultant to Writing Linux gadget Drivers
Linux now bargains a very powerful setting for driving force improvement: with today’s kernels, what as soon as required years of improvement time may be complete in days. during this sensible, example-driven e-book, one of many world’s such a lot skilled Linux driving force builders systematically demonstrates tips on how to increase trustworthy Linux drivers for almost any equipment. Essential Linux machine Drivers is for any programmer with a operating wisdom of working platforms and C, together with programmers who've by no means written drivers sooner than. Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran specializes in the necessities, bringing jointly the entire thoughts and strategies you would like, whereas fending off issues that in simple terms topic in hugely really expert events. Venkateswaran starts off through reviewing the Linux 2.6 kernel functions which are so much appropriate to driving force builders. He introduces uncomplicated gadget sessions; then turns to serial buses reminiscent of I2C and SPI; exterior buses comparable to PCMCIA, PCI, and USB; video, audio, block, community, and instant equipment drivers; user-space drivers; and drivers for embedded Linux–one of today’s quickest becoming components of Linux improvement. for every, Venkateswaran explains the expertise, inspects proper kernel resource records, and walks via constructing an entire example.
 
• Addresses drivers mentioned in no different ebook, together with drivers for I2C, video, sound, PCMCIA, and forms of flash memory
• Demystifies crucial kernel companies and amenities, together with kernel threads and helper interfaces
• Teaches polling, asynchronous notification, and I/O control
• Introduces the Inter-Integrated Circuit Protocol for embedded Linux drivers
• Covers multimedia gadget drivers utilizing the Linux-Video subsystem and Linux-Audio framework
• indicates how Linux implements aid for instant applied sciences comparable to Bluetooth, Infrared, WiFi, and mobile networking
• Describes the whole driving force improvement lifecycle, via debugging and maintenance
• contains reference appendixes protecting Linux meeting, BIOS calls, and Seq files

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