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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Individual Linux boot messages are pulled drivrs, explained, and the the source code that produced them is examined. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Book ratings by Goodreads. We will be in space. For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example. Have you tried Searching this site? 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.


Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions We are in space. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. 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. 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.

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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Regular readers here know that I have been very disappointed with most Linux kernel and device driver books. Tony Lawrence Rating: About Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran has spent more than a decade working in IBM product development laboratories. 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.

It contains technical articles about Unix, Linux sreekrkshnan general computing related subjects, opinion, halo, help files, how-to’s, tutorials and more.


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He was a Contributing Editor and kernel columnist for Linux Magazine for more than two years. With a little Googling, you should be able to really get a lot out of this book.

Venkateswaran begins by reviewing the Linux 2. Back cover copy “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read.

Tue May 6 Home Linux Contact Site Map. It is a bit expensive, but I think it’s worth it. It then goes on to sreekrshnan 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.