|About the Book|
So, you want to write a kernel module. You know C, youve written a number of normal programs to run as processes, and now you want to get to where the real action is, to where a single wild pointer can wipe out your file system and a core dump meansMoreSo, you want to write a kernel module. You know C, youve written a number of normal programs to run as processes, and now you want to get to where the real action is, to where a single wild pointer can wipe out your file system and a core dump means a reboot. Welcome to the club.Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide is for people who want to write kernel modules. It takes a hands-on approach starting with writing a small hello, world program, and quickly moves from there. Far from a boring text on programming, Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide has a lively style that entertains while it educates.Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide is one of the key documents of the Linux Documentation Project, an online compilation of freely distributed manuals and how-to guides on the popular Linux operating system. This book is a printed version of the online documentation, and is provided as a convenience for those who prefer printed manuals.iUniverse.com Computer Books are composed of freely available online computer manuals, industry standard specifications, and electronically distributed computer-programming guides. They include open documents collections of industry specifications and standards and a collection of the best open source documentation on the Web...the most complete open source library available anywhere.Each book contains the complete, unabridged text of the original document. The on-demand publishing process gives you the actual text of the online document in a convenient, inexpensive, easy-to-use format.And remember...iUniverse.com donates a portion of the profits from open document and open source books to support the mission of the free software community.