Developing Embedded Linux Device Drivers (LFD435)

Course Description Schedule
 

Course Overview

This course is designed to show experienced programmers how to develop device drivers for embedded Linux systems, and give them a basic understanding and familiarity with the Linux kernel.

Who should attend

This course is for developers interested in learning how to write device drivers for embedded Linux.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of basic kernel interfaces and methods such as how to write, compile, load and unload modules, use synchronization primitives, and the basics of memory allocation and management, such as is provided by Linux Kernel Internals and Development (LFD420).

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Preliminaries
  • Cross-Development Toolchain
  • Basic Target Development Board Setup
  • Booting a Target Development Board over Ethernet
  • Kernel Configuration, Compilation, Booting
  • Device Drivers
  • Modules and Device Drivers
  • Memory Management and Allocation
  • Character Devices
  • Kernel Features
  • Transferring Between User and Kernel Space
  • Platform Drivers
  • Device Trees
  • Interrupts and Exceptions
  • Timing Measurements
  • Kernel Timers
  • ioctls
  • Unified Device Model and sysfs
  • Firmware
  • Sleeping and Wait Queues
  • Interrupt Handling: Deferrable Functions and User Drivers
  • Direct Memory Access (DMA)
  • Memory Technology Devices
  • USB Drivers
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 4 days

Dates and Booking
 
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Middle East
Europe
Germany
20/05/2019 - 23/05/2019 Düsseldorf
17/06/2019 - 20/06/2019 Berlin
22/07/2019 - 25/07/2019 Stuttgart
26/08/2019 - 29/08/2019 Frankfurt
23/09/2019 - 26/09/2019 Munich
07/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 Münster
21/10/2019 - 24/10/2019 Hamburg
18/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Düsseldorf
09/12/2019 - 12/12/2019 Berlin
Austria
27/05/2019 - 30/05/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
23/09/2019 - 26/09/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
09/12/2019 - 12/12/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
Czech Republic
04/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Prague
Slovenia
20/05/2019 - 23/05/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
Switzerland
22/07/2019 - 25/07/2019 Zurich
07/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 Zurich
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.