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Linux Kernel Development Paperback – 18 Sep 2003

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  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Sams; 1 edition (18 Sept. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0672325128
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672325120
  • Product Dimensions: 17.7 x 2.1 x 22.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,504,895 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Robert Love has used Linux since the early days and is active in the open source community. Currently, Robert is employed as a software engineer at MontaVista Software, where he hacks on the Linux kernel.

Robert's kernel projects include the process scheduler, the preemptive kernel, the VM, and multiprocessing enhancements. His other open source projects include schedutils and procps, both of which he maintains. Robert has given numerous talks on the kernel and he is a contributing editor for Linux Journal. Robert currently lives in Gainesville, Florida and enjoys photography and good food.

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This should take the kernel novice and make them perhaps not a kernel expert, but at least strongly informed on the technical side of how to start hacking the kernel.
The book particularly focuses on some of the improvements in the 2.6 kernel, which is very welcome.
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