Linux Kernel Development
Pearson Education, 22 juin 2010 - 480 pages
Linux Kernel Development details the design and implementation of the Linux kernel, presenting the content in a manner that is beneficial to those writing and developing kernel code, as well as to programmers seeking to better understand the operating system and become more efficient and productive in their coding.
The book details the major subsystems and features of the Linux kernel, including its design, implementation, and interfaces. It covers the Linux kernel with both a practical and theoretical eye, which should appeal to readers with a variety of interests and needs.
The author, a core kernel developer, shares valuable knowledge and experience on the 2.6 Linux kernel. Specific topics covered include process management, scheduling, time management and timers, the system call interface, memory addressing, memory management, the page cache, the VFS, kernel synchronization, portability concerns, and debugging techniques. This book covers the most interesting features of the Linux 2.6 kernel, including the CFS scheduler, preemptive kernel, block I/O layer, and I/O schedulers.
The third edition of Linux Kernel Development includes new and updated material throughout the book:
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I am roughly 50 pages into this book at this writing, but I was moved to go ahead and start a review because of what I have found so far. This is an extremely well-written book. It explains subtle ... Consulter l'avis complet
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These Linux titles target intermediate to advanced users (for introductory guides, see Computer Media, LJ 1/05). For intermediate users with a Linux background but little security experience, Linux ... Consulter l'avis complet
13 The Virtual Filesystem
14 The Block IO Layer
15 The Process Address Space
16 The Page Cache and Page Writeback
17 Devices and Modules
20 Patches Hacking and the Community