Pdfdocs !! Hmm that would be a nice Idea to collate all the Documentation of the kernel into the pdfs and make a book out of it for any kernel version we want ! Thanks !
On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:51 PM, John Chludzinski <john.chludzin...@vivaldi.net> wrote: > The 2.6 kernel made significant changes to threading support in the kernel. > In 2.6 there's now a 1-to-1 mapping from kthreads to pthreads. > > > > On 2016-08-10 14:17, Greg KH wrote: >> >> On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:16:13PM +0530, Raul Piper wrote: >>> >>> Most of the books like Essential linux device drivers, Robert love kernel >>> development, >>> Linux device drivers by Rubini >>> Most of the books are based on old kernels 2.2,2.6 etc >>> >>> I wanted to know hasnt the kernel evolved during these times and is it >>> still >>> good to design drivers based on that theory.Since device trees and >>> possibly >>> many other concepts would have evolved and obviously the apis related to >>> them >>> like _of_ apis for device tree parsing. >>> Please comment- which book to be read or followed? >> >> >> The ideas should still be the same, but the details have changed. >> >> If you don't like that, then just refer to the best documentation there >> is, the source itself. The kernel comes with TONS of built-in >> documentation (make pdfdocs) and all of the source code which shows >> exactly how things work together. >> >> And it's free! >> >> best of luck, >> >> greg k-h _______________________________________________ Kernelnewbies mailing list Kernelnewbies@kernelnewbies.org https://lists.kernelnewbies.org/mailman/listinfo/kernelnewbies