McKusick, Marshall Kirk.

The design and implementation of the FreeBSD operating system / Marshall Kirk McKusick, George V. Neville-Neil, Robert N. M. Watson. - Second edition. - xxx, 886 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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.

9780321968975 (hardcover : alk. paper) 0321968972 (hardcover : alk. paper) 0201702452 (hardcover : alk. paper) 9780201702453 (hardcover : alk. paper) 0321680057 9780321680051 0133761800 9780133761801 0133761835 9780133761832



Free computer software.
Operating systems (Computers)

QA76.774.F74 / M35 2015