Re: writing device drivers (WAS: Behavior of semaphore's down/up fun....)

Bas Mevissen (
Thu, 21 Nov 1996 12:58:28 +0100 (MET)

> Hi, any experts there willing to help:
> I am a new grad learning to write linux device drivers and want to
> understand some kernel codes related to driver programming.
> I have a question on the behavior of semaphore's down/up functions..... :

> Thanks in advance.
> Best regards.
And for 'normal' driver writers: aren't generic driver files available ?
The Linux Kernel Hackers Guide is really outdated, so where to find good
help for writing a (SCSI/BLOCK/CHAR) driver(-module) ?



BTW. A good generic driver would help hardware vendors write a driver !

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