Using Rust to Write Safe and Correct Linux Kernel Drivers

Using Rust to Write Safe and Correct Linux Kernel Drivers

In this tutorial, we will learn how to use Rust to Write Safe and Correct Linux Kernel Drivers. Rust for Linux was announced by Miguel Ojeda approximately one year ago on LKML, the Linux Kernel Mailing List, as an attempt to bring a second language to Linux kernel development by extending the Linux build system.

As part of the Rust for Linux project, aimed to make it possible to use Rust for Linux driver development, the Android team at Google is working on evaluating the benefits that using Rust would bring.

Rust for Linux was announced by Miguel Ojeda approximately one year ago on LKML, the Linux Kernel Mailing List, as an attempt to bring a second language to Linux kernel development by extending the Linux build system. Specifically, the project seeks to enable the use of Rust to write drivers and other "leaf" kernel modules, but not for the kernel core or the major kernel subsystems.

We feel that Rust is now ready to join C as a practical language for implementing the kernel. It can help us reduce the number of potential bugs and security vulnerabilities in privileged code while playing nicely with the core kernel and preserving its performance characteristics.

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