Many functions of the Kernel may either be compiled into the Kernel directly, or compiled as Modules. Linux Kernel Development is a tour de force on developing and understanding the Linux kernel. The Linux Kernel is often misunderstood or not even known about. There is a lot of documentation available both in electronic form on the Internet and in books, both Linux-specific and pertaining to general UNIX questions. The goal is simple - to share my modest knowledge about the insides of the linux kernel and help people who are interested in linux kernel insides, and other low-level subject matter.

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You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Would you like to change to the site? Product not available for purchase. Jon Masters , Richard Blum. Richard Blum has worked for over 18 years for a large U. Request permission to reuse content from this site. Undetected location. NO YES. Professional Linux Programming. Selected type: Paperback. This is a dummy description. This book is broken into four primary sections addressing key topics that Linux programmers need to master: Linux nuts and bolts, the Linux kernel, the Linux desktop, and Linux for the Web Effective examples help get readers up to speed with building software on a Linux-based system while using the tools and utilities that contribute to streamlining the software development process Discusses using emulation and virtualization technologies for kernel development and application testing Includes useful insights aimed at helping readers understand how their applications code fits in with the rest of the software stack Examines cross-compilation, dynamic device insertion and removal, key Linux projects such as Project Utopia , and the internationalization capabilities present in the GNOME desktop.

About the Author Jon Masters is a year-old British-born Linux kernel engineer, embedded systems specialist, and author who lives and works in the United States for Red Hat. Jon made UK history by becoming one of the youngest University students the country had ever seen, at the tender age of just Having been through college twice by the time his peers were completing their first time around, and having been published over times in a wide range of technical magazines, journals and books, Jon went on to work for a variety of multinational technology companies.

When not working on Enterprise Linux software for Red Hat, Jon likes to drink tea on Boston Common and read the collective works of Thomas Paine and other great American Revolutionaries of a bygone age.

He dreams of a time when the world was driven not by electrons, but by wooden sailing ships and a universal struggle for the birth of modern nations. He plays the violin, and occasionally sings in choral ensembles, for which he has won several awards.

For relaxation, Jon enjoys engaging in a little rock climbing. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just across the river Charles from historic Boston, and enjoys every minute of it. Jon has extensive experience in speaking about and training people to use a wide variety of Linux technologies and enjoys actively participating in many Linux User Groups the world over.

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