Essential Linux Device Drivers by Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran. Publisher: Prentice Hall. Pub Date: March 27, Print ISBN Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran, Prentice Hall Open Source Software Development Series, ISBN , pages. This book does a. Essential Linux Device Drivers by Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran, , date 16 Apr ; Publisher Pearson Education (US); Imprint Prentice Hall.
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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.
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? I can easily understand the content. Personally, I didn’t like this style. Please try again later. Share your thoughts with other customers. Regular readers here know that I have been very disappointed with most Linux kernel and device driver books. That’s a formula that works, and the author also often includes pointers to other relevant resources too.
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. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions He was a Contributing Editor and kernel columnist for Linux Magazine for more than two years.
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.
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.
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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. 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. 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. Description “Probably the most wide ranging and complete Linux device driver book I’ve read. A lot of details interleave into the discussion.
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For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example. Venkateswaran begins by reviewing the Linux 2. 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. Very good book, a bit outdated now inI purchased it at least 3 years ago. It was enjoyable to read.
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