Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 07-22-2004, 01:27 PM   #1
raghu mitra
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: india
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Exclamation how to write a device driver

I am an student of computer science .I own a scanner hpscanjet3670 .But i dont have neceassary drivers for my hardware in linux so i thought of writing the drivers myself and contributing to open source community.I am in a confusion HOW TO START .I am highly prevelaged if i could get a solution for my problem or are there any experts intrested to solve my problem.
Old 07-22-2004, 03:26 PM   #2
Registered: Dec 2002
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 927

Rep: Reputation: 30
Raghu -

here is an online O'Reilly book on writing device drivers that will help you:

(yes, it's a licensed publication - from O'Reilly's OpenBooks project:

Last edited by Genesee; 07-22-2004 at 03:28 PM.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how to write device driver for Irda santu432 Programming 1 07-23-2004 01:29 PM
how-to write device drivers Raptor102 Fedora 1 07-01-2004 02:11 AM
How to write Device Driver to control LED? mcp_achindra Programming 1 04-01-2004 07:33 AM
how to write a device driver dummyagain Programming 3 10-20-2003 09:36 AM
how do i write to a device matt_w_lambert Linux - Software 4 05-31-2003 06:12 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:30 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration