Professional Linux Kernel Architecture
Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview.
Chapter 2: ProcessManagement and Scheduling.
Chapter 3: Memory Management.
Chapter 4: Virtual ProcessMemory.
Chapter 5: Locking and Interprocess Communication.
Chapter 6: Device Drivers.
Chapter 7: Modules.
Chapter 8: The Virtual Filesystem.
Chapter 9: The Extended Filesystem Family.
Chapter 10: Filesystems without Persistent Storage.
Chapter 11: Extended Attributes and Access Control Lists.
Chapter 12: Networks.
Chapter 13: System Calls.
Chapter 14: Kernel Activities.
Chapter 15: Time management.
Chapter 16: Page and Buffer Cache.
Chapter 17: Data Synchronization.
Chapter 18: Page Reclaim and Swapping.
Chapter 19: Auditing.
Appendix A: Architecture Specifics.
Appendix B:Working with the Source Code.
Appendix C: Notes on C.
Appendix D: System Startup.
Appendix E: The ELF Binary Format.
Appendix F: The Kernel Development Process.
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