Re: Gauging interest: Freebsd device drivers book
From: Kurt Jaeger (pi_at_complx.LF.net)
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 05:37:49 +0000 (UTC)
In article <2I6dnc4dTdkC2EbcRVnemail@example.com>,
Robert Krten <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I'm considering writing a FreeBSD device driver book, kind of a
>"how to" guide, that would illustrate via code examples exactly
>what goes into writing a device driver for 5.x -- [...]
>include several examples of different kinds of device drivers
>(a simple digital I/O that doesn't use interrupts, some interrupt
>based stuff, something that uses shared memory, etc [inputs welcome]).
I need a driver for the Junghanns quad port BRI ISDN card 8-)
to be used with Asterisk, see www.junghanns.net or
And I would *love* having such a book around!
USB, ethernet drivers, WLAN stuff, PCMCIA stuff, firewire:
All those types of drivers are very interesting.
>Before I embark on this adventure, I was wondering what the general
>feeling was in the community -- is there a lot of interest in this?
>Are there any other books that I should be aware of that cover the
>same kind of material? Does it need to be sold on amazon, or should
>I sell it through my own website?
Any way would be OK.
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