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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2011

    great detailed overview that's easy to read cover-to-cover

    This book is only $17 on amazon kindle, ugh, hate paying more on my nook!

    The book provides useful background to any system level programmer or new kernel driver writer who wants to understand how all the different parts of the kernel work.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2005

    independent of Novell

    [A review of the 2ND EDITION 2005.] You should find this to be a graceful description of what it means to change the linux kernel. Love goes into enough detail to give practical guidance with code mods. But he also writes clearly of the reasons behind the various kernel operations. The choice of using the current 2.6 kernel means this book may be more relevant than earlier linux kernel texts. A point of some amusement is the table of supported linux architectures. Surely some of these will be exiting the stage soon. Who is going to keep developing linux for the DEC Alpha or the 32 bit MIPS? Don't be put off by the Novell logo on the cover. Love works for them and they approved the book. But in going through it, there seems to be no pro-Novell slant. It may also be that Novell is trying to burnish its open source credibility with books like this.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2003


    Good practical book on Linux kernel (2.6). I got my copy over the weekend and finished it by the end. I feel like I learned enough about the kernel's intervals and the kernel development process to get involved. Even if not, it was an interesting book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2003

    Great kernel book

    A great kernel book written by a guy with first-hand experienced. The information is presented in a practical manner with the author's odd sense of humor. All in all, worth the time and money. A good read, whether you need to learn Linux kernel stuff for work or are just interested in this stuff.

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    Posted November 11, 2011

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