[OpenIndiana-discuss] Monitor or writing drivers
pulaskite at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 6 21:23:15 UTC 2011
There's also a 4 port eSATA card based on the Sil3114 from IOGEAR, the GIC704SR5 for $45US.
The Sun development toolset is available for free for Linux and vastly better than gcc/gdb. However, since Linux requires gcc to compile a kernel and much of the other software, you still need to learn gcc/gdb :-(
C is quite simple if you understand hardware. C++ is a whole other story :-(
--- On Sun, 2/6/11, Michelle Knight <michelle at msknight.com> wrote:
> From: Michelle Knight <michelle at msknight.com>
> Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] Monitor or writing drivers
> To: "Discussion list for OpenIndiana" <openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org>
> Date: Sunday, February 6, 2011, 3:11 PM
> Thanks very much folks; much
> I think that it was high time that I became conversant with
> C; although from
> what I've been reading, I don't think there is any chance
> of me becoming to
> the level required to write drivers I need this side of
> Someone e-mailed me directly and suggested a bok from the
> 1980s on programming
> in Unix.
> That'll be a good start.
> My main client is Linux, so I guess I'll be learning with
> the GNU compiler
> until I am able to get to a standard where I can start
> programming on OI.
> When I was in my late teens I programmed in 8086 and
> Pascal, so ... well ... I
> guess this is it. I need to find those sandals and find out
> the updated phone
> number for Pizza Hut.
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