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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Got liunx to add? 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.

About Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran has spent more than a decade working in IBM product development laboratories.

Essential Linux Device Drivers

Regular readers here know that I have been very disappointed with most Linux kernel and device driver books. It contains technical articles about Unix, Linux and general computing related subjects, opinion, news, help files, how-to’s, tutorials and more.

Home Linux Contact Site Map. Description “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read.

Looking for beautiful books? He was a Contributing Editor and kernel columnist for Linux Magazine for more than two years. It is a bit expensive, but I think it’s worth it. Sreekridhnan books in this series.


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Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions Tue May 6 CF Card Device Example: Linux Programming by Example Arnold Robbins. 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. With a little Googling, you premtice be able to really get a lot out of this book. Individual Linux boot messages are pulled out, explained, and the the source driver that produced them is examined.

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Well, that’s not entirely true: 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.

The Best Books of Venkateswaran begins by reviewing prentjce Linux 2.

We will be in space. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The next few chapters cover more basic concepts like kernel locks and threads, and then the rest of the book is all device drivers.


Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel ssreekrishnan files, and walks through developing a complete example.

Essential Linux Device Drivers. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of You simply have to make assumptions about the readers knowledge – if you don’t, you’ll be writing an encyclopedia or two.

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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. Devicr use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Book ratings by Goodreads. Inexpensive and informative Apple related e-books: Embedded Linux Primer Christopher Hallinan. We are in space.

That’s a formula that works, and the author also often includes pointers to other relevant resources too.