Subject: Re: next release
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mike Long <email@example.com>
Date: 01/06/1995 16:16:52
>From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Gordon W. Ross)
>Date: Fri, 6 Jan 95 12:00:16 EST
>One should also study a book on UNIX device drivers, particularly to
>learn about how data structures are shared beween user context and
>interrupt context, with atomic access assured using spl*()/splx()
>around the use-context access code.
Which book would you recommend? All of the ones I've been able to
find concentrate on driver development under SVR, not BSD.
>From Samuel Ko's "Concise Guide to UNIX books":
23. Title: Writing A Unix Device Driver
Authors: Janet Egan and Tom Teixeria
Edition: 2nd ed. 1992
Comment: A classic book on writing programs to control hardware devices ...
24. Title: Writing Unix Device Drivers
Authors: George Pajari
Comment: An easy-to-understand book covering character, block, terminal,
and stream drivers ...
Mike Long Mike.Long@Analog.com
VLSI Design Engineer (PGP 2.6.2 public key available)
Analog Devices, CPD Division [fnord]
Norwood, MA 02062 USA assert(*this!=opinionof(Analog));