Subject: Re: Kernel Hacker want-a-be.
To: John A. Maier <>
From: Eduardo Horvath <>
List: netbsd-ports
Date: 04/17/2000 11:52:07
On Mon, 17 Apr 2000, John A. Maier wrote:

> Okay, I'm feeling kind of cocky, I'd like to dig into some kernel   
> programming.
> What would be a good source on breaking ground into this area?  How did   
> others get started?

I'd say the easiest way to get started is to pick a device, get a data
sheet and write a driver for it.  You need to deal with memory mapping,
interrupts, and memory allocation.  

I can suggest some devices if you want 8^).

Eduardo Horvath