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SubjectRe: Linux device driver writing
On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 03:06:13PM -0200, Marcus Ramos wrote:
> For Linux you can use the good and complete "Linux Device Drivers" by
> Alessandro Rubini, O'Reilly, 1998. For other flavors of Unix, I am aware only
> of old text books of little interest for present systems. Good luck.

Problem with that edition is quite old. Yes, it's good and the general
guidelines still apply, but the details are obsoleted by the newer
kernels. When I asked the O'Reilly at LWE NY, they told me that the
second edition (which covers 2.4) will be released in May this year.

Another good place to start is of course http://www.kernelnewbies.org/


Erik

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