Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran, Prentice Hall Open Source Software Development Series, ISBN , pages. This book does a. Essential Linux Device Drivers by Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran, Imprint Prentice Hall; Publication City/Country Upper Saddle River, United States; Language. Essential Linux Device Drivers; Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran; Prentice Hall; Regular readers here know that I have been.

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It contains technical articles about Unix, Linux and general computing related subjects, opinion, news, help files, how-to’s, tutorials and more. 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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We will be in space. In this practical, example-driven book, one of the world’s most experienced Linux driver developers systematically demonstrates how to develop reliable Linux drivers for virtually any device.

A Take Control Crash Course. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Linux Programming by Example Arnold Robbins. The next few chapters cover more basic concepts like kernel locks and threads, and then the rest of the book is all device drivers.


Individual Ewsential boot messages are pulled out, explained, and the the source code that produced them is examined. With a little Googling, you should be able to really get a lot esxential of this book. Inexpensive and informative Apple related e-books: About Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran has spent more than a decade working in IBM product development laboratories.

Description “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. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions Tue May 6 Very well done, and I recommend it.

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Tony Lawrence Rating: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. It then goes on to discuss kernel locks, briefly sreekrishban at procfs and memory allocation, and closes as each chapter does with pointers to where to look in the source for the subjects discussed.

Have you tried Searching this site? Venkateswaran begins by reviewing the Linux 2. Regular readers here know that I have been very disappointed with most Linux kernel and device driver books. The Best Books of Got something to add? Well, that’s not entirely true: Alan Cox has a blurb: Ezsential books edvice this series. 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.


Embedded Linux Primer Christopher Vehkateswaran. 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. It is a bit expensive, but I think it’s worth it.

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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. That’s a formula that works, and the author also often includes pointers to other relevant resources too. Essential Linux Device Drivers. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. CF Card Device Example: For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example.

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