The Linux Kernel
by Andries Brouwer
The kernel is the part of the system that handles the hardware, allocates resources like memory pages and CPU cycles, and usually is responsible for the file system and network communication. This text covers the kernel source, user space and the libc interface, system calls, signals, file names and files, filesystems, the linux virtual file system, memory, processes, character devices, handling of asynchronous events, sysfs and kobjects, security.
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