Anatomy of the Linux kernel

Jun 6, 2007 ... Given that the goal of this article is to introduce you to the Linux kernel and
explore its architecture and major components, let's start with a short ...

LPI exam 201 prep: Linux kernel

Aug 29, 2005 ... Welcome to "Linux kernel," the first of eight tutorials designed to prepare you for
LPI exam 201. In this tutorial, you will learn how to compile and ...

GCC hacks in the Linux kernel

Nov 18, 2008 ... The Linux kernel uses several special capabilities of the GNU Compiler
Collection (GCC) suite. These capabilities range from giving you ...

Linux kernel advances

Mar 24, 2009 ... At the end of 2008, the 2.6.28 kernel surfaced. Subsequently, the merge window
for the next release—2.6.29—opened. As the Linux kernel ...

Tivoli Monitoring : Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machines Agent

General Considerations. The Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machines agent is
packaged with other IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Virtual Environment agents.

Kernel APIs, Part 1: Invoking user-space applications from the kernel

Feb 16, 2010 ... The Linux system call interface permits user-space applications to invoke
functionality in the kernel, but what about invoking user-space ...

Access the Linux kernel using the /proc filesystem

Mar 14, 2006 ... The /proc filesystem is a virtual filesystem that permits a novel approach for
communication between the Linux kernel and user space. In the ...

User space memory access from the Linux kernel

Aug 11, 2010 ... In Linux, user memory and kernel memory are independent and implemented in
separate address spaces. The address spaces are virtualized, ...

Kernel APIs, Part 3: Timers and lists in the 2.6 kernel

Mar 30, 2010 ... The Linux kernel includes a variety of APIs intended to help developers build
simpler and more efficient driver and kernel applications. Two of ...

Kernel APIs, Part 2: Deferrable functions, kernel tasklets, and work ...

Mar 2, 2010 ... This article explores a couple of methods used to defer processing between
kernel contexts (specifically, within the Linux kernel).

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