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

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,990.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Dates and Booking
 
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
Germany
21/01/2019 - 24/01/2019 Stuttgart
11/02/2019 - 14/02/2019 Frankfurt
04/03/2019 - 07/03/2019 Munich
25/03/2019 - 28/03/2019 Münster
23/04/2019 - 26/04/2019 Hamburg
20/05/2019 - 23/05/2019 Düsseldorf
17/06/2019 - 20/06/2019 Berlin
22/07/2019 - 25/07/2019 Stuttgart
FLEX Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

18/02/2019 - 21/02/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bucharest
20/05/2019 - 23/05/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
04/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Prague
Switzerland
21/01/2019 - 24/01/2019 Zurich
15/04/2019 - 18/04/2019 Zurich
22/07/2019 - 25/07/2019 Zurich
07/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 Zurich
Austria
04/03/2019 - 07/03/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
27/05/2019 - 30/05/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
23/09/2019 - 26/09/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
09/12/2019 - 12/12/2019 Vienna (iTLS)

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Europe
Czech Republic
04/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Prague
Romania
18/02/2019 - 21/02/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bucharest
Slovenia
20/05/2019 - 23/05/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
 

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