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The design and implementation of the FreeBSD operating system

Author: Marshall Kirk McKusick; George V Neville-Neil
Publisher: Boston : Addison-Wesley, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The authors provide a concise overview of FreeBSD's design and implementation. Then, while explaining key design decisions, they detail the concepts, data structures, and algorithms used in implementing the systems facilities. As a result, readers can use this book as both a practical reference and an in-depth study of a contemporary, portable, open source operating system."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Kirk McKusick; George V Neville-Neil
ISBN: 0201702452 9780201702453
OCLC Number: 55124622
Description: xxviii, 683 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. History and goals --
Ch. 2. Design overview of FreeBSD --
Ch. 3. Kernel services --
Ch. 4. Process management --
Ch. 5. Memory management --
Ch. 6. I/O system overview --
Ch. 7. Devices --
Ch. 8. Local filesystems --
Ch. 9. The network filesystem --
Ch. 10. Terminal handling --
Ch. 11. Interprocess communication --
Ch. 12. Network communication --
Ch. 13. Network protocols --
Ch. 14. Startup and shutdown.
Responsibility: Marshall Kirk McKusick, George V. Neville-Neil.
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