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Old 03-11-2008, 06:01 AM   #1
mfasil
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Smile Creating a Device Drivers


Hi LQ pals...

I m new linux enthusiast and i m more interested in creating linux device drivers ....

I m not so strong in C but moderately strong in it...
I dont know how to start and compiling related stuffs..
So guys can u all help me in this regard



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It can ACHIEVE !
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Old 03-11-2008, 06:07 AM   #2
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Hi LQ pals...

I m new linux enthusiast and i m more interested in creating linux device drivers ....

I m not so strong in C but moderately strong in it...
I dont know how to start and compiling related stuffs..
So guys can u all help me in this regard



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You might wanna start by reading this book
http://lwn.net/Kernel/LDD3/
 
Old 03-11-2008, 06:08 AM   #3
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If you have not done any Linux programming, I'm not sure I would recommend starting with drivers.

One of my favorite books is "Beginning Linux Programming" from Wrox.
 
Old 03-11-2008, 06:34 AM   #4
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Thanks for the above two replies ....

I just want to know the kernel module programming .....
i just started Hello world program and executed using insmod and rmmod
I want to proceed further in kernel module programming in IOCTL...
Could u pals help me out!

FASIL

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Old 09-06-2008, 06:13 AM   #5
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new to device drivers

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If you have not done any Linux programming, I'm not sure I would recommend starting with drivers.

One of my favorite books is "Beginning Linux Programming" from Wrox.


hi,

i'm new to linux device drivers i would like to read the book

"Essential Linux Device Drivers by Robbins " pdf

If u hav this book plz send it to my mail id:

jayacharan.rampog@gmail.com


and any suggestions to write dd.


thanks in advance,

Jayacharan.
 
  


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