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Old 01-05-2007, 11:08 AM   #1
MadAboutLinux123
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Device Drivers Basics -- I want to write test cases


Hi Everyone!!!
This is the first time I am posting in this forum and am very excited about it, looking at the high activity here.
I am new to linux and right am at the stage where I know a few basics of character device drivers. I am looking for a linux device driver that I can study and for which I can write test cases.
I searched on the net, but there didn't seem to stuff particularly directed at newbies like me.
Could someone please help me out with this?
Thanks in advance!!
 
Old 01-05-2007, 11:18 AM   #2
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Did you have a look at linux device drivers online book? Its an amazing book.
http://lwn.net/Kernel/LDD3/
Chapter 3 also gives a simple char driver.

And I just found an interesting article:
http://janitor.kernelnewbies.org/docs/driver-howto.html

 
Old 01-06-2007, 01:39 AM   #3
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Hi nx5000,
Thanks for the reply!
I am looking up the stuff you've recommended.
 
  


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