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The design and implementation of the FreeBSD operating system /

by McKusick, Marshall Kirk; Neville-Neil, George V; Watson, Robert N. M.
Edition: Second edition.Description: xxx, 886 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780321968975; 0321968972.Subject(s): FreeBSD | Free computer software | Operating systems (Computers) | FreeBSD | Free computer software | Operating systems (Computers)Summary: This book contains comprehensive, up-to-date, and authoritative technical information on the internal structure of the FreeBSD open-source operating system. Coverage includes the capabilities of the system; how to effectively and efficiently interface to the system; how to maintain, tune, and configure the operating system; and how to extend and enhance the system. 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, this book can be used as an operating systems textbook, a practical reference, or an in-depth study of a contemporary, portable, open-source operating system. -- Provided by publisher.
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BOOK BOOK Foothills Lab QA76.774.F74 M35 2015 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This book contains comprehensive, up-to-date, and authoritative technical information on the internal structure of the FreeBSD open-source operating system. Coverage includes the capabilities of the system; how to effectively and efficiently interface to the system; how to maintain, tune, and configure the operating system; and how to extend and enhance the system. 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, this book can be used as an operating systems textbook, a practical reference, or an in-depth study of a contemporary, portable, open-source operating system. -- Provided by publisher.

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