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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 <gregkh@suse.de> 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
file.

thanks,

greg k-h
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