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Date:      Thu, 17 Jan 2008 10:31:07 -0500
From:      Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
To:        Bob Hall <rjhjr@cox.net>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
Subject:   Re: how to be *nix programmer
Message-ID:  <20080117153107.GC93480@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>
In-Reply-To: <20080117033053.GA14728@kongemord.krig.net>
References:  <6efa8680801161248r4ef067a8u5d6480d996e37f9e@mail.gmail.com> <20080116214248.GB89024@gizmo.acns.msu.edu> <20080117033053.GA14728@kongemord.krig.net>

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On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 10:30:53PM -0500, Bob Hall wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 04:42:48PM -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 03:48:47PM -0500, Radheshyam Bhatt wrote:
> > 
> > > Hello  People,
> > > 
> > >                How's it going?    I am interested in to developing drivers
> > > for FreeBSD.   How do I go about start learning program for that?  What
> > > books & resources I should look in to.   I know C, and I am learning about
> > > processes, and system calls.   Also where would I take my questions to if I
> > > don't get something and need help for something in system's programming...
> > > Please email me back..
> > 
> > Learning C and probably C++ and maybe some Assembly is good.
> > 
> > After that, you might want to absorb the McKusic books: 'Design and
> > Implementaiton of the (4.3 and) 4.4 BSD Operating System.
> 
> Actually, McKusic's 'Design and Implementaion of the FreeBSD Operating
> System' might be more useful. It's based on FBSD 5.2, but it's still
> more up to date.

Yes,  I forgot he had a newer one out now.

////jerry

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