Topics
 
  • Describe the execution environments in AIX.
  • Describe the purpose and use of kernel extensions.
  • PowerPC memory model
  • Interface to devices on PCI, ISA, and/or MicroChannel buses
  • Understand the selection and use of AIX Kernel Services
  • Develop a prototype AIX 4.3 device driver.
  • Describe and be able to use the debug tools available to systems programmers.
  • Set up your driver for automatic configuration.
Audience
  Developers and software engineers who need to learn how to write AIX device drivers.
Prerequisites
  Extensive experience in C and UNIX programming; Attending an AIX Internals course is beneficial.
Duration
  Five days.