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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Linux Drivers

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
MIE-OLI.16 Z,ZK 5 2+1
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Department of Digital Design
Synopsis:

The aim of the course is to teach students how to develop drivers for the Linux operating system. It is an advanced course that goes up to the depth of the operating system, considers a wide range driver types and their specific properties. Both x86 and ARM hardware platforms are taken into account. In labs, students will develop various drivers.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Linux kernel

2. Specific properties of x86 a ARM systems

3. Memory management and DMA

4. Input/output operations, interrupts

5. Concurrency in the kernel, synchronization primitives

6. Kernel modules: structure, development, debugging

7. Specific file systems (devfs, procfs)

8. Character devices

9. Block devices

10. PCI drivers

11. USB drivers

12. Network drivers

13. Multimedia device drivers

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

The aim of the course is to teach students how to develop drivers for the Linux operating system. It is an advanced course that goes up to the depth of the operating system, considers a wide range driver types and their specific properties. Both x86 and ARM hardware platforms are taken into account. In labs, students will develop various drivers.

Study materials:

1. Corbet, J. - Rubini, A. - Hartman, G. K.: Linux Device Drives. O'Reilly Media. 2005. 978-0-596-00590-0.

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Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
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