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Linux Kernel Driver Development Training and Certification Course

Elevate your career with Linux Kernel and Device Driver Development training at Multisoft Virtual Academy. Expert-led sessions, in-depth modules, and hands-on practice designed to empower you with cutting-edge Linux programming skills. Transform your potential into expertise and open new professional avenues.

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20 Jul 2024 24 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Sat, Sun
27 Jul 2024 24 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Sat, Sun
03 Aug 2024 24 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Sat, Sun
10 Aug 2024 24 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Sat, Sun

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  • Duration: 24 Hrs.
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Linux Kernel Driver Development Training Course Syllabus

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Multisoft Virtual Academy's Linux Kernel and Device Driver Development training is meticulously designed to cater to the evolving demands of the tech industry, offering a deep dive into the intricacies of Linux system programming. This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the development and management of Linux device drivers and understanding the core functionalities of the Linux kernel. Through a blend of expert instruction, practical exercises, and real-world scenarios, learners will navigate through the complexities of kernel architecture, process management, memory management, and device driver development.

Participants will gain hands-on experience in configuring and building the Linux kernel, developing device drivers, and debugging kernel issues, thereby enhancing their ability to contribute effectively to Linux-based projects. The curriculum is structured to ensure a progressive learning path, from basic concepts to advanced techniques, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced professionals looking to update their skills.

By the end of the training, attendees will have a comprehensive understanding of the Linux kernel's operational framework and be proficient in creating and maintaining robust, efficient device drivers. Multisoft Virtual Academy's commitment to providing a conducive learning environment, complete with access to the latest tools and resources, makes this training an invaluable investment for those aiming to advance their careers in Linux Kernel and Device Driver Development.

  • The Process
  • Process Descriptor and the Task Structure
  • Allocating the Process Descriptor
  • Storing the Process Descriptor
  • Process State
  • Manipulating the Current Process State
  • Process Context
  • Copy-on-Write
  • Forking
  • vfork()
  • Kernel Threads

  • Multitasking
  • Linux’s Process Scheduler Policy
    • I/O-Bound Versus Processor-Bound Processes
    • Process Priority
    • Time slice
    • The Scheduling Policy in Action
  • The Linux Scheduling Algorithm
    • Scheduler Classes
    • Process Scheduling in Unix Systems
    • Fair Scheduling
  • The Scheduler Entry Point
  • Wait Queues
  • Waking Up
  • Preemption and Context Switching

  • System Calls
  • Examples of system calls
  • Examples of Standard APIs
  • System call Implementation
  • API-system Call-OS relationship
  • Types of system calls
  • Processor Affinity System Calls
  • Yielding Processor Time
  • Communicating with the Kernel
  • APIs, POSIX, and the C Library
  • Accessing the System Call from User-Space

  • Pages
  • Zones
  • Getting Pages
  • Getting Zeroed Pages
  • Freeing Pages
  • kmalloc()
  • gfp_mask Flags
  • Action Modifiers
  • Zone Modifiers
  • Type Flags
  • kfree()
  • vmalloc()
  • Slab Layer
  • Design of the Slab Layer
  • Slab Allocator Interface
  • Allocating from the Cache
  • The Process Address Space

  • Common File system Interface
  • File system Abstraction Layer
  • Unix File systems
  • VFS Objects and Their Data Structures
  • The Superblock Object
  • Superblock Operations
  • The Inode Object
  • Inode Operations
  • The Dentry Object
  • The File Object
  • File Operations
  • Data Structures Associated with File systems
  • Data Structures Associated with a Process

  • Top Halves verses Bottom Halves
  • Registering an interrupt handler
  • Interrupt context
  • Taslets
  • Softirq

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Linux Kernel Driver Development Training Description

  • Gain a deep understanding of the architecture, components, and functionalities of the Linux kernel, enabling the manipulation and management of kernel behavior.
  • Learn to develop, debug, and maintain device drivers for Linux, focusing on character, block, and network drivers, among others.
  • Develop proficiency in configuring and compiling the Linux kernel tailored to specific hardware and operational requirements.
  • Engage in practical labs and projects that simulate real-world scenarios, enhancing skills in writing, testing, and debugging kernel modules and drivers.
  • Understand and apply synchronization techniques essential for writing concurrent, safe device drivers and kernel modules.
  • Delve into the Linux device model, learning how to create and manage devices and drivers within the system.

  • Software Developers
  • Embedded Systems Engineers
  • System Programmers
  • Linux Enthusiasts
  • IT Professionals
  • Computer Science Students
  • Hardware Engineers looking to understand software integration

  • Familiarity with Linux OS, its file system, and basic commands.
  • Proficiency in C programming, as it is extensively used for kernel and device driver development.
  • Basic concepts of how operating systems work, including processes, threads, memory management, and input/output (I/O) systems.

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All training programs offered by Multisoft Virtual Academy are delivered by certified industry experts, who have years of experience in the relevant domains. Multisoft Global Subject Matter Experts impart knowledge on a wide variety of training courses through one –on-one and corporate training sessions.

Multisoft Virtual Academy training certification can help participants stand out in the competitive job market. Since the training certificates are internationally accepted, participants can showcase their skills and knowledge to employers across the world.

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Graduates can pursue careers in system programming, embedded systems development, technical support engineering, R&D, and more, within organizations that rely on Linux systems.

Yes, Multisoft Virtual Academy will award a certification upon completion, which can enhance your professional profile and validate your skills.

Absolutely, this training covers the best practices for contributing to the Linux kernel, including how to submit patches and collaborate on open-source projects.

While prior experience is beneficial, the training is designed to accommodate participants with various levels of Linux knowledge, from beginners with basic understanding to advanced users looking to specialize further.

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