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"If you intend to write kernel code or a kernel module, or just want to know how the kernel of a Linux system works, this book is an excellent source of information. ... I highly recommend this book for anyone who is serious about writing code or who wants to know what is in the Linux kernel."
Phil Hughes, Linux Journal
For anybody who wants to learn more about Linux
This book is written for anybody who wants to learn more about Linux. It explains the inner mechanisms of Linux from process scheduling to memory management and file systems, and will tell you all you need to know about the structure of the kernel, the heart of the Linux operating system.
This New Edition: has been thoroughly updated throughout to cover Linux 2.0
shows you how the Linux operating system actually works so that you can start to program the Linux kernel for yourself
introduces the kernel sources and describes basic algorithms and data structures, such as scheduling and task structure
helps you to understand file systems, networking, and how systems boot The accompanying CD-ROM contains Slackware distribution 3.1 together with its complete source code, the Linux kernel sources up to version 2.0.27, the PC speaker driver, and a wealth of documentation.
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Book Description Addison-Wesley, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0201877414