Originally Published: Thursday, 23 September 1999 Author: David Raufeisen
Published to: news_learn_firststep/Firststep News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Linux Device Drivers Demystified

People new to Linux often hear that it has excellent support for all kinds of cards and that the device drivers are stable and fast. Sometimes, though, setting up devices under Linux is often not all plug-and-play. Below we try to demystify Linux device drivers, with the aim of smoothing device selection during installs.