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Watch the Free Linux Tutorial: How To Build Character Drivers For The Linux Kernel

Learn how to develop/enhance power efficient device drivers for Linux systems.

Course Description

Linux Foundation Trainer Jan-Simon Möller talks about our optimizing device drivers course.

Optimizing Linux Device Drivers for Power Efficiency is designed to show experienced programmers how to develop/enhance power efficient device drivers for Linux systems.

Upon mastering this material, you will be familiar with the power management used under Linux, and know the appropriate API.

Course Materials

When you sign up for this course with an early-bird discount, we’ll mail you a complementary printed copy of the manual.

All customers also receive digital access to the manual for the course. This includes:

  • 12 months of access to the manual from the date of the course.
  • Access to the course manual wherever you have Internet connectivity.
  • Access to every update and revision we make to the course manual during this time period.

If you aren’t able to purchase during the early bird period, you will still be able to purchase a physical copy of the the most recent version of the manual anytime within 12 months of taking the course.

For more details view the Course Outline.

Audience

You are interested in learning how to write device drivers with decent power management features for the Linux operating system. The purpose is to ease your path and perhaps shorten the amount of time it takes to reach a level of basic competence in this endeavor.

Prerequisites

You should:
  • Be proficient in the C programming language.
  • Be familiar with the basic Linux kernel development environment and have some knowledge of kernel internals.
  • Have an understanding of Linux device drivers and experience in developing them.
  • Know the basics of compiling and linking programs, constructing Makefiles, etc.; i.e. be comfortable doing application developing in a Linux or Unix environment.
  • Experience with any major Linux distribution is helpful but not strictly required.

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