The Magic Garden Explained

The Magic Garden Explained : Internals of UNIX System V Release 4 - An Open-systems Design

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This book provides an authoritative, in-depth examination of the various techniques, algorithms and structures used within the UNIX System V Release 4 core operating system (the Kernel), how it manages system resources, and how it provides hardware and software services for both programmers and users alike. It provides a technically-oriented description of how the UNIX System V Release 4 operating system functions. The book is intended for casual readers or in short course education programmes covering related subjects, and should be useful as a reference for systems engineers and programmers involved with porting, supporting and implementing the UNIX System V Release 4 operating system.
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  • Paperback | 650 pages
  • 174 x 238 x 44mm | 1,219.98g
  • Prentice Hall Australia
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0130981389
  • 9780130981387

Table of contents

Part 1 Overview: background and history; concepts and facilities. Part 2 UNIX Internals: memory management subsystem; process management subsystem; the I/O subsystem; file management subsystem; streams; interprocess communication; crash.
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