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About Linux Device Driver Training

To learn & explore the development of Device Drivers and to have a sound knowledge on implementing the device drivers for your Product and services.

LINUX DEVICE DRIVER TRAINING HIGHLIGHTS

Course Duration

30 working days

8 Weekends

Learners

50000

Delivery Mode

Class Room Training

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WHO WILL BENEFIT

Engineering Student
Working Professionals
Industry Experts
Post Graduate Students
Embedded Developers
Enthusiasts
People looking to enhance their Skillsets

LINUX DEVICE DRIVER COURSE CURRICULUM

Schedule of Topics

Session 1 File I/O & Filesystems
  • File Descriptors
  • Opening and Closing Files
  • Reading and Writing to Files Sequentially
  • File Handling
  • Reposition Read/Write File Offset
  • File Tables and File Descriptor Tables
  • Filesystems Internals - inodes, dentry
  • Pseduofilesystems - proc, sysfs
Introduction to Devices & Accessing Drivers
  • Device Interfacing
  • Controlling LEDs from Userspace
  • Controlling Seven segment displays
  • Unix/Linux Device Abstraction
  • Device Files/li>
  • Types of Drivers/li>
  • Sound Mixer Device/li>
Session 2 Kernel Compilation and Kernel Modules
  • Kernel Compilation
  • Kernel configuration
  • Building the kernel
  • Booting from the new kernel
  • Kernel Modules
  • Introduction
  • Advantages
  • Listing, Loading, Unloading
Writing Kernel Modules & Input drivers
  • Module Programming vs Application Programming
  • Hello World Module
  • Module Programming Basics
  • Compiling
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Module Parameters
  • Input Drivers
  • Kernel Timers
  • System Ticks
  • Scheduling timers
Session 3 Char Drivers
  • Major and Minor Numbers
  • Data Structures
  • File Operations Structure
  • File Structure
  • Registering Char Driver
Debugging Techniques
  • Debugging by Printing
  • Kernel Log Mechanism
  • Turning on/off Debug Messages
  • Debugging by Querying
  • Debugging by Watching
Session 4 Block Drivers& Memory Mapped Device Access
  • USB
  • Memory devices
  • Accessing Memory devices like RAM
  • Writing file to memory
Debugging System Faults
  • Decoding Oops
  • Recovering from a System Hang
  • Interrupts and Blocking I/O
  • Examples
Session 5 Practical sessions on Embedded board
  • GPIO driver.
  • I2C Driver.
  • Serial Driver.
  • Creating a Tasklet.
Practical sessions on Embedded board
  • Case studies
  • Analyzing device drivers
  • User performance & optimizing

Method of Instruction

The Sessions will be carried out as theory & practical sessions. In order to provide to-the-best service to the clients, it is advised to have 1 system & Board /attendee. Practical sessions will be carried out in Both Virtual Machines / Linux systems and in Target Embedded boards. Several Case studies which mainly impact on the importance of Embedded Linux systems will be discussed.

Requirement:
Raspberry Pi 2 with touchscreen for participant. Kindly Arrange on it.

Attendance

The audience can be from any Industrial Sector or R&D Division, who has the interest in migrating to Embedded Linux with the following pre-requisites.

  • C Programming

  • Programming in GNU/Linux

  • Microprocessors