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An introduction to Linux Device Drivers - #1

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Today we’ll be discussing a basic c code, the famous hello.c, which will be loaded as a kernel module and discuss some of the basic aspects related to it. include include MODULE_LICENSE (“GPL”); // included in module.h, tells about the license the code is having. static int _init helloinit (void) { printk (KERN_ ...

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An introduction to Linux Device Drivers - #0

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I’ll be honest, I am neither a kernel hacker nor a device driver writer, but I want to be one. I am studying the Linux Device Drivers 3, the LDD 3. It is an effort from my end to document what I have understood from reading the LDD 3. There might be some errors ...

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Fedora 11 offline mirror setup at BCREC

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Saturday, 31 October, 2009 I set up an offline Fedora 11 mirror in BCREC. I used the fedx makefile for the purpose of syncing the repository from my pocket HDD to the mirror PC ( an HP dual core system with Fedora 10 installed in it). I then setup a dhcpd server in the machine with ...

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Software Freedom Day 2009, Kolkata

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On 15th September, 2009 the Software Freedom Day was celebrated in The CSI Auditorium, Computer Society of India, Kolkata Chapter, 5, Elgin Road, 4th Floor, Kolkata – 700020 The following talks and discussions were planned for the SFD 2009, Kolkata : A. Mani to speak on “The Fedora Project” J. P. Mathews to speak on “Using Linux ...

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Day 2, DGPLUG Fedora Activity Day, 2009 ...

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15th May, 2009, Day 2, DGPLUG FAD in Dr. B. C. Roy Engineering College, Durgapur. It was around 11:30 AM, that we started the 2nd Day of FAD. The number of participants were less than the Day 1, it was around 15, but we could see some new faces. The ECE students couldn’t ...

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