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Linux kernel in a nutshell

Author: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Publisher: Beijing ; Sebastopol, Calif : O'Reilly, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Covers a range of kernel tasks, starting with downloading the source and making sure that the kernel is in sync with the versions of the tools you need. In addition to configuration and installation  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Kroah-Hartman
ISBN: 0596100795 9780596100797
OCLC Number: 132587836
Description: xiii, 182 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Preface I. Building the Kernel 1. Introduction Using This Book 2. Requirements for Building and Using the Kernel Tools to Build the Kernel Tools to Use the Kernel 3. Retrieving the Kernel Source What Tree to Use Where to Find the Kernel Source What to Do with the Source 4. Configuring and Building Creating a Configuration Modifying the Configuration Building the Kernel Advanced Building Options 5. Installing and Booting from a Kernel Using a Distribution's Installation Scripts Installing by Hand Modifying the Bootloader for the New Kernel 6. Upgrading a Kernel Download the New Source Applying the Patch Reconfigure the Kernel Can't This Be Automated? II. Major Customizations 7. Customizing a Kernel Using a Distribution Kernel Determining the Correct Module from Scratch 8. Kernel Configuration Recipes Disks Devices CPU Networking Filesystems Security Kernel Debugging III. Kernel Reference 9. Kernel Boot Command-Line Parameter Reference Module-Specific Options Console Options Interrupt Options Memory Options Suspend Options CPU Options Scheduler Options Ramdisk Options Root Disk Options Init Options kexec Options RCU Options ACPI Options SCSI Options PCI Options Plug and Play BIOS Options SELinux Options Network Options Network File System Options Hardware-Specific Options Timer-Specific Options Miscellaneous Options 10. Kernel Build Command-Line Reference Informational Targets Cleaning Targets Configuration Targets Build Targets Packaging Targets Documentation Targets Architecture-Specific Targets Analysis Targets 11. Kernel Configuration Option Reference IV. Additional Information A. Helpful Utilities Managing Your Patches with quilt git ketchup B. Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Greg Kroah-Hartman.
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"you can't go wrong with adding Linux Kernel in a Nutshell to your library." - James Pyles, Linux Magazine, March 2007

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