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Device Driver Tutorial
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How This Book Is Organized

This book is organized into the following chapters:

Chapter 1, Introduction to Device Drivers provides an overview of the Solaris Operating System and kernel. This chapter also discusses the driver development environment and tools.

Chapter 2, Template Driver Example shows a simple template driver. This chapter shows in detail the steps to develop, build, install, load, and test this simple driver.

Chapter 3, Reading and Writing Data in Kernel Memory describes how to develop a driver that reads data from and writes data to kernel memory.

Chapter 4, Tips for Developing Device Drivers discusses some common errors in driver development and how to avoid them or handle them. This chapter also introduces driver analysis and debugging tools.

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