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Linux Device Drivers – Workshop

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Emertxe is the best institute for linux device drivers courses and workshops for corporates and professionals in Bangalore. This course is delivered during weekend. Learn character, USB, block, PCI drivers as a part of this workshop. By the end of the course you will be able to create device drivers on your own in real hardware.

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Goal: Ramp-up in Linux device drivers domain to write drivers by the end of workshop. Learn practical device driver writing skill from our linux device drivers training institute

Target audience: Engineers with exposure to Linux environment

Duration:  4 days (Two weekends) + One month lab assistance

linux device drivers training institute - Emertxe, Bangalore

Benefits:

  • Weekend option: Comfortably take time-off from your busy work schedule
  • Skill building: Gain edge at your workplace by having faster career growth
  • Workshop model: High stress on hands-on approach for quick ramp-up
  • Self learning kit:  Continue learn at your own pace, even after the workshop
  • Expert trainers:  Delivered by industry experienced expert trainers
  • Lab support: For one month to ensure follow-up on assignments and projects

Work on real-time projects:

  • USB Mass Storage (MMC) driver
  • USB to Serial converter
  • Various Serial character drivers
  • Complex matrix keypad driver using interrupts and synchronization
  • USB Input drivers

Admission procedure:

  • Call us at +91 809 555 7333 (Mobile), +91 80 4128 9576 (Office) and enroll

Our Embedded Linux device drivers courses start with introduction to drivers ecosystem and takes further deeper topics consisting of character driver, block driver, USB driver and PCI driver. This workshop also covers various Kernel debugging techniques based on real-practical use cases.

Key takeaways: 

  • To write character drivers, using serial and USB interfaces
  • Learn how to access I/O and memory mapped devices
  • Create interrupt handlers efficiently using differed execution methods
  • Develop block device drivers and mount file system drivers using them
  • Become proficient in USB device drivers.
  • Learn PCI interfacing
  • Kernel Debugging using KDB / KGDB

Topics covered:

  • Day1: Introduction & Character device drivers
  • Day2: Hardware access mechanisms, Interrupts, Time keeping, delays and deferred work
  • Day3: Concurrency, USB drivers
  • Day4: Block drivers, PCI drivers, Kernel debugging techniques
  • Special Focus: Live hands-on with Character and USB “Device” Drivers
  • One month lab assistance

Prerequisites:

  • Good C & Programming Skillslinux device drivers course syllabus with practicals and projects
  • Basic Hands – On Linux Usage
  • Good to have – Understanding of basic File related system calls

Platform details:

As a part of the workshop we offer multiple materials (linux device driver tutorial, sample code, course booklet, sample source code and linux device drivers self learning kit). Using them you should be able to build very good projects by leveraging drivers ecosystem in Linux.

Here is the sample material on linux device drivers tutorial (downloadable PDF format).

When it comes to learning Linux device drivers over weekend, Emertxe is the best linux device driver training institute in Bangalore. Track record below showcases our capability to deliver best in class trainings. Please check our Embedded course home-page to access more courses on advanced Linux topics.

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Course - FAQ

I already have some idea about device drivers. How does this workshop help me?

We understand target audience will have different level of understanding about Linux drivers. It is our best interest to deliver the workshop where the whole class can benefit. If you already have some idea, it will be an added advantage to grasp workshop contents better. During hands-on session we will specifically provide some advanced aspects of drivers (ex: USB) for you to practice and build deeper skills. Followed by that you will be able to work on assignments and advanced projects.

I am a working professional. How this course will help advancing my career?

Compared to other topics, Linux device driver is a technically advanced topic as it requires deeper Linux kernel knowledge. As a working professional by acquiring this knowledge & working on some projects. This will enhance your probability of moving onto internal job in your current organization or apply for a technically higher profile job outside. With devices becoming more diverse, Linux device drivers skill has become one of the hot and most sought after skill in embedded industry today. By riding this trend you can advance your career.

What benefits I can get by taking up this workshop?

Technically you will be able to write Linux device drivers on your own by the end of the workshop. With Emertxe Linux Device Drivers learning kit SDK you will be able to develop many interesting drivers all on your own. Key benefits are summarized as follows:
o Gain edge at your workplace as Linux Device Driver is a hot skill in industry
o Create some cool products using our self-learning kits
o Get a real feel of ‘idea-to-realization’ by becoming a maker of things
o Interact with our expert mentors (even after the workshop)

Who should take up this course?

This course is ideal for anyone interested in writing Linux device drivers. Working professionals looking to gain knowledge in this domain. Having some background in Linux is necessary as Linux device drivers workshop is an advanced course.

Projects - FAQ

How working on these projects enhance my technical profile?

Our projects are designed based on practical industrial use-case, thereby you will be able to apply them in real time projects. On the other hand these projects are scoped well to be executed independently in a relatively shorter duration of time considering your other commitment. After working on projects, you will obtain necessary technical depth and application aspects thereby it will definitely enhance your technical profile.

What projects can I work on after course completion?

There are many projects that you can work on based on the course learning. A sample list of projects are provided below.
o USB Mass Storage (MMC) driver
o USB to Serial converter
o Various Serial character drivers
o Complex matrix keypad driver using interrupts and synchronization
o USB Input drivers
o Audio drivers

LDD Kit - FAQ

Can I purchase the Linux device driver kit? How?

Definitely. Self-learning kits can be purchased by anybody interested in self-learning. Request you visit self-learning kits in the web-site, choose the kit that matches your need. In each section we have provided simple ‘How to order’ section using which kits can be purchased at ease.

What are the unique features of Linux device driver kit?

Linux device driver kit is one of the key innovations that our team has brought in the field of education. Learning device drivers is considered to be a challenging affair due to lack of proper hardware, documentation and self-learning ecosystem that consist of sample code and projects. Our team has come up with a self-learning device that addresses these limitations by bundling unique combination of hardware, software and documentation. This kit can also be used as a micro-controller kit for IoT programming by changing modes. Recently this kit related technical paper was presented in Open Source India conference, which can be accessed by clicking here. In summary you can learn device drivers like a breeze using this kit.

What do you mean by self-learning kits? What are the benefits?

Emertxe has created innovative self-learning kits which consist of board, tool-chain, software and self-learning materials. This makes learning easier. Along with the course, this kit comes as a bundled option, so that you can practice programming at your own pace even after workshop. Please check out our self-learning kits for more details.

Trainer - FAQ

What do you mean by one month of lab assistance?

Linux device drivers workshop is conducted on two consecutive weekends. Contents are delivered in a workshop manner, which is power packed. However to realize the real benefit of this workshop, participants need to work on some real time projects / assignments to make the learning effective. In order to support this need, we provide one month lab assistance after the course. During this period our mentors will be providing you support when you are facing difficulty in building device drivers. This includes debugging issues in pair or clarifying your doubts using our online ecosystem. This way your learning will be complete & effective.

Who are the trainers for Linux device drivers workshop?

Trainers (mentors in Emertxe) for this workshop are professionals having worked with organizations like Samsung, HP, Novell, Huawei etc., that makes Emertxe as one of the best Linux training institutes in Bangalore. They bring in 12+ years of experience on average. Our mentors understand industry requirements very well in order to maximize the value. Added to that, our mentors are passionate about training, which enables you to write a device driver on your own by the end of the workshop.