Chapter 14. Block Drivers
In This Chapter
- Storage Technologies
- Linux Block I/O Layer
- I/O Schedulers
- Block Driver Data Structures and Methods
- Device Example: Simple Storage Controller
- Advanced Topics
- Looking at the Sources
Let’s start by taking a tour of the popular storage technologies found in today’s computer systems. We’ll also associate these technologies with the corresponding device driver subsystems in the kernel source tree.
Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) is the common storage interface technology ...