Linux Internals & Device Drivers

Duration: Hours



    Training Mode: Online



    Linux Internals:

    1 . Introduction to Linux Kernel:

    Overview of the Linux operating system architecture.
    Understanding the role of the kernel in the OS.

    2 . Linux Kernel Components:

    Process management.
    Memory management.
    Filesystem and storage management.

    3 . Kernel Building and Configuration:

    Compiling and configuring the Linux kernel.
    Kernel modules and their role.

    4 . System Calls:

    Understanding system calls and their role.
    Writing simple programs using system calls.

    5 . Kernel Debugging and Profiling:

    Tools and techniques for debugging the Linux kernel.
    Profiling kernel code for performance analysis.

    6 . Concurrency and Synchronization:

    Multitasking and concurrency in the kernel.
    Synchronization mechanisms (locks, semaphores, etc.).

     Device Drivers:

    7 . Introduction to Device Drivers:

    Role of device drivers in the kernel.
    Different types of device drivers.

    8 . Character and Block Drivers:

    Writing character drivers.
    Writing block drivers.

    9 . Kernel I/O Mechanisms:

    Understanding I/O mechanisms in the kernel.
    Asynchronous I/O.

    10 . Interrupt Handling:

    Handling hardware interrupts.
    Writing interrupt service routines (ISRs).

    11 . Memory Mapping and DMA:

    Direct Memory Access (DMA) in device drivers.
    Memory mapping for efficient data transfer.

    12 . PCI and USB Drivers:

    Writing drivers for PCI devices.
    Writing USB device drivers.

    13 . Network Device Drivers:

    Basics of network device drivers.
    Writing network drivers.

    14 . Debugging and Testing Device Drivers:

    Techniques for debugging and testing device drivers.
    Tools for driver development.


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