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August 8 - Day 5: Linux & Block Device Drivers

This final class will look at block devices, which are storage media that can handle random accesses. Unlike character devices, block devices can hold file-system data. In addition, we'll discuss how Linux supports storage/block buses and devices.

This final class will look at block devices, which are storage media that can handle random accesses. Unlike character devices, block devices can hold file-system data. In addition, we'll discuss how Linux supports storage/block buses and devices.