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=== Online ===
=== Online ===
*Rusty Russell's [http://kernelbook.sourceforge.net/kernel-locking.html Unreliable Guide to Locking]
*Rusty Russell's [http://kernelbook.sourceforge.net/kernel-locking.html Unreliable Guide to Locking]
*Embedded Linux kernel and driver development - [http://free-electrons.com/training/drivers Free Tutorials at Free Electrons]
*Embedded Linux kernel and driver development - [https://bootlin.com/training/kernel/ Free Tutorials at Bootlin]
*Linux USB drivers - [http://free-electrons.com/articles/linux-usb USB Driver Tutorial at Free Electrons]
*Linux USB drivers - [https://bootlin.com/doc/legacy/linux-usb/ USB Driver Tutorial at Bootlin]
=== Books ===
=== Books ===

Latest revision as of 07:02, 11 June 2020

This page has references to various kernel resources (web sites and mailing lists) for developers. Most of this information was gathered over a year ago, and may not be accurate.

/\ Note: You should always look at the kernel MAINTAINERS file for up-to-date information

Vanilla Linux kernel

Mailing List (lkml)

LKML summaries

Repository access



Architecture Sites




See the following for information on different linuxppc source trees available: http://www.penguinppc.org/dev/kernel.shtml

SuperH (SH)




  • Linux Kernel Development by Robert Love
    • Good introduction to Linux kernel development
  • Linux Device Drivers by Jonathan Corbet, Alessandro Rubini, and Greg Kroah-Hartman
  • Essential Linux Device Drivers by Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran
    • Introduction to driver development for major subsystems
  • Professional Linux Kernel Architecture by Wolfgang Mauerer
    • Introduction to the architecture, concepts and algorithms of the Linux kernel
  • Understanding the Linux Kernel by Daniel Bovet and Marco Cesati
    • Guided tour of the code that forms the core of all Linux operating systems
  • Linux Kernel in a Nutshell by Greg Kroah-Hartman

Cross-reference / code online