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Developer Seminar - Embedded Linux Kernel and Driver Development

Seminar Target
You get an comprehensive insight into the options of driver development in an embedded Linux project.

Target Group/Precognition
Developers without and resp. with little Unix/Linux and C/C++ knowledge.

Seminar Content

  • Overview of GNU / Linux
  • GCC toolchain, GDB debugger
  • GPL and other licenses
  • System call interface
  • Process management: processes, scheduler and priorities
  • Soft-Real-Time processes
  • Basics of the Linux kernel: kernel drivers and kernel modules, kernel device model, interrupt handling, tasklets, configuration and compiling of the kernel
  • Basics of device driver development

Demonstrations and Exercises

  • Character Driver Examples
  • Data exchange with applications
  • integration into the kernel device model
  • integration into sysfs
  • kernel threads
  • kernel timer

Two days, 09:00h - 17:00h (last day 09:00h - 16:00h)

min. 3 persons, max. 8 persons


emlix Solutions-Team
Phone +49 (0) 551 / 306 64 - 0
solutions [at]

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