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    SubjectRe: [RFC] HOWTO do Linux kernel development
    On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 09:10:51PM +0100, Luca wrote:
    > Greg KH <> ha scritto:
    > > Intro
    > > -----
    > [...]
    > > Though they
    > > are not a good substitute for a solid C education and/or years of
    > > experience, the following books are good, if anything for reference:
    > >
    > > "The C Programming Language" by Kernighan and Ritchie [Prentice Hall]
    > > "Practical C Programming" by Steve Oualline [O'Reilly]
    > > "Programming the 80386" by Crawford and Gelsinger [Sybek]
    > > "UNIX Systems for Modern Architectures" by Curt Schimmel [Addison Wesley]
    > Hi Greg,
    > you may want to add:
    > "Linux Kernel Development, 2nd ed." by Robert Love [Novell Press]
    > and
    > "Linux Device Drivers, 3rd ed." by J. Corbet, A. Rubini and G. Kroah-Hartman [O'Reilly]
    > IMHO the first one is a must-have for beginners who want to have an
    > overall picture of the kernel and LDD is very helpful when you start doing
    > some real work :)

    Those books are good, but this section is just for where to get the
    basics of C and Unix. The file Documentation/kernel-docs.txt should
    have a pointer to these two books, and this HOWTO does point to that


    greg k-h
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