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LDT - Linux Driver Template

LDT project is useful for Linux driver development beginners and as starting point for a new drivers. The driver uses following Linux facilities: module, platform driver, file operations (read/write, mmap, ioctl, blocking and nonblocking mode, polling), kfifo, completion, interrupt, tasklet, work, kthread, timer, simple misc device, multiple char devices, Device Model, configfs, UART 0x3f8, HW loopback, SW loopback, ftracer.

Usage:

Just run

git clone git://github.com/makelinux/ldt.git && cd ldt && make && ./ldt-test && sudo ./misc_loop_drv_test

and explore sources.

Files:

Main source file of LDT: ldt.c

Test script, run it: ldt-test

Generic testing utility for Device I/O: dio.c

Simple misc driver with read, write, fifo, tasklet and IRQ: misc_loop_drv.c

Browse the rest of source: https://github.com/makelinux/ldt/

Compiled and tested on Linux versions:

v3.18-rc1

3.13.0-37-generic (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS)

v3.6-rc5

3.2.0-30-generic-pae (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)

2.6.38-11-generic (Ubuntu 11.04)

v2.6.37-rc8

v2.6.36-rc8

Failed compilation with:

v2.6.35-rc6 failed because of DEFINE_FIFO

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