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Linux Kernel Development (2nd Edition) (Novell Press)

by Robert Love

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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 operations in a clear and friendly way ... and, believe me, I have bounced off plenty of books that profess to do just this and do not! Love seems to be a really good tech writer. He has both personality and clarity.

I am looking forward to delving further into Linux kernel issues with this book. When I return it to the library I am going to put the new third edition on my "must buy" list. ( )
  chexmix | Apr 22, 2011 |
Niet iets voor mij ( )
  adriek | Feb 5, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0672327201, Paperback)

The Linux kernel is one of the most important and far-reaching open-source projects. That is why Novell Press is excited to bring you the second edition of Linux Kernel Development, Robert Love's widely acclaimed insider's look at the Linux kernel. This authoritative, practical guide helps developers better understand the Linux kernel through updated coverage of all the major subsystems as well as new features associated with the Linux 2.6 kernel. You'll be able to take an in-depth look at Linux kernel from both a theoretical and an applied perspective as you cover a wide range of topics, including algorithms, system call interface, paging strategies and kernel synchronization. Get the top information right from the source in Linux Kernel Development.

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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 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 from both angles, theoretical and applied, which should appeal to readers with a variety of interests and needs."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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