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

The Linux device drivers course will help you become familiar with the different kinds of Linux device drivers used under Linux and the appropriate API’s through which devices interface with the kernel.

Course Description

Linux Foundation Training Program Director Jerry Cooperstein talks about our Developing Linux Device Drivers course.

Developing Linux Device Drivers is designed to show experienced programmers how to develop device drivers for Linux systems, and give them a basic understanding and familiarity with the Linux kernel. Upon mastering this material, you will be familiar with the different kinds of device drivers used under Linux, and know the appropriate API's through which devices (both hard and soft) interface with the kernel. This five day course includes extensive hands-on exercises and demonstrations designed to give you the necessary tools to develop Linux device drivers.

For more details view the Course Outline.

Audience

You are interested in learning how to write device drivers for the Linux operating system. Maybe you are just doing this for fun, but more likely you have this task as part of your job. The purpose here 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 basic Linux (Unix) utilities such as ls, rm, grep, tar.
  • Be comfortable using any of the available text editors (e.g. emacs, vi).
  • Experience with any major Linux distribution is helpful but not strictly required.

Ways To Train

Event Type: Training Course

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  • Delivered over the phone, with instructor screen sharing
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