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Pages with related products. 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. Essential Linux Device Drivers : Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran : Individual Linux boot messages are pulled out, explained, and the the source code that produced them is examined.
And as to his writing style. Not many books devote this many pages to a misc driver, yet anyone doing true embedded software at one point or another MUST write a misc driver. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
Alberto Liberal De Los. ELDD now sits on the top shelf with other key reference books and side-by-side with the older Linux Device Drivers, which it complements rather than supplants. Read more Read less. The first 4 Chapters give very concise big picture of how kernel works and what we can utilize kernel resource.
Also, the author often walk us through some of linux codes. Essential Linux Device Drivers However, I still think that my complaints have been justified, and this author proves that you CAN write a readable, information packed book about Linux device drivers without glossing over vast areas. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Venkateswaran begins by reviewing the Linux 2. 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.
Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It is not an easy task to discuss big system. This book is neither useful to the beginner nor the experienced driver writer. Home Linux Contact Site Map. About Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran has spent more than a decade working in IBM product development laboratories.
For former one, I think it is better to study simple one driver code. A lot of details interleave into the discussion. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Got something to add? One person found this helpful. In my opinion, to discuss big system the rule of thumb is to get the big picture.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The chapter progression is logical. Unleash the full potential of Embedded Linux with Linux 4. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. We are in space. Visit our Beautiful Prentkce page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Learning to write Linux device drivers For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example.
Linux Programming by Example Arnold Robbins. Very good book, a bit outdated now inI purchased it at least 3 years ago. It was enjoyable to read. Linux Device Drivers Development:.
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