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Linux Kernel Development
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sams
Publication date September 1, 2003
Pages 496
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780672325120
ISBN-10 0672325128
Dimensions 1 by 7 by 9 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $44.99
§As reported by publisher
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Linux Kernel Development details the design and implementation of the Linux kernel, presenting the content in a manner that is beneficial to those who wish to write and develop kernel code. This book is for anyone who wants a fun, practical approach to the Linux kernel.

The author, a core kernel developer, shares valuable knowledge andexperience on the very latest Linux kernel.

The book discusses the major subsystems and features of the Linuxkernel, including their design and implementation, their purpose andgoals, and their interfaces. Specific topics covered include: processmanagement, scheduling, time management and timers, system callinterface, memory addressing and management, caching layers, VFS, kernelsynchronization, debugging, and the kernel community.

The book covers the new 2.6 Linux kernel, and includes numerous sectionson its new features, such as the new O(1) scheduler, the new I/Oschedulers, the new block layer, and kernel preemption.

This book is an authoritative, practical guide that helps programmersbetter understand the Linux kernel, and to write and develop kernelcode.



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Paperback
Book cover for 9780672325120 Book cover for 9780672327209 Book cover for 9780672329463
 
3 edition from Prentice Hall (June 22, 2010)
9780672329463 | details & prices | 440 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $49.99
About: 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.
2 edition from Sams (January 12, 2005)
9780672327209 | details & prices | 401 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $54.99
About: Provides information on the Linux kernel, covering such topics as subsystems, algorithms, call interface, and paging strategies.
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from Sams (September 1, 2003)
9780672325120 | details & prices | 496 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $44.99
About: Linux Kernel Development details the design and implementation of the Linux kernel, presenting the content in a manner that is beneficial to those who wish to write and develop kernel code.

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