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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ELDD has it almost all. ELDD now sits on the top shelf with other key reference books and side-by-side with the prntice Linux Device Drivers, which it complements rather than supplants.

The reason I like this book over the other books is that it references code and tells you were in the source tree to find it. 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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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He was a Contributing Editor and kernel columnist for Linux Magazine for more than two years. Pages with related products. Develop customized drivers for embedded Linux. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. It was enjoyable to read. I tried to find venkatsswaran about Module. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Other books in perntice series. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Regular readers here know that I have been very disappointed with most Linux kernel and device driver books.


I admit that it’s very hard to write a good book in this area.

Many topics but too much detail is omitted. See and discover other items: I can easily understand the content.

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. Embedded Linux Primer Christopher Hallinan.

At least the o’reilly book touches on drivefs topics. Venkateswaran begins by reviewing the Linux 2. I cannot praise this book enough. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Very well done, and I recommend it. Essential Linux Device Drivers is for any programmer with a working knowledge of operating systems and C, including programmers who devicee never written drivers before. Without a doubt, this is the best driver book I’ve ever purchased.

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Linux Kernel Development 3rd Edition. And as to his writing style. Simpler ddivers are presented first, building onto them later.

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It brings out some concepts as they developed different or more complicated drivers. If the new version of “Linux Device Drivers” comes out, you may also need one. Tue May 6 A Take Control Crash Course. 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. With a little Googling, you should be able to really get a lot out of this book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Linux Driver Development for Embedded Processors. For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example. 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.