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Free Software Magazine: Writing Device Drivers in Linux: A Brief Tutorial

Apr 27, 2006, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"In order to develop Linux device drivers, it is necessary to have an understanding of the following:

  • "C programming. Some in-depth knowledge of C programming is needed, like pointer usage, bit manipulating functions, etc.
  • "Microprocessor programming. It is necessary to know how microcomputers work internally: memory addressing, interrupts, etc. All of these concepts should be familiar to an assembler programmer...."

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