Provides application programmers with definitive information on writing device drivers for the UNIX operating system. The author combines a clear introduction with the complete source code for eleven drivers. The comprehensive coverage includes the four major categories of UNIX device drivers: character, block, terminal, and stream drivers.
Writing UNIX Device Drivers provides application programmers with definitive information on writing device drivers for the UNIX operating system. It explains, through, working examples, the issues related to the design and implementation of these important components of application programs. Written by an acknowledged expert, the book uses full source code listings of real devices to explain the underlying concepts. Complete source code is provided for 12 drivers, including: *block drivers for a SCSI disk and a line printer *a character driver for an intelligent I/O device *a streams driver for a token-ring cardCovering System V Releases 3 and 4, Writing UNIX Device Drivers provides essential practical advice for all UNIX applications programmers. 0201523744B04062001
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George Pajari is the President and founder of Driver Design Labs, a company that specializes in the development of UNIX device drivers. His articles on the topic have appeared in BYTE, UNIX World, and The C Programmer's Journal. He is a regular speaker at UniForum.
Writing UNIX Device Drivers by George Pajari
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