Subject: Re: kernel books?
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/13/2003 23:44:20
At 12:02 Uhr -0400 11.4.2003, Greg A. Woods wrote:
>[ On Friday, April 11, 2003 at 12:11:08 (+0100), Rasputin wrote: ]
>> Subject: kernel books?
>> (Sorry if this is OT) I've got:
>> the daemon book
>> K&R
>> Stevens (UNIX network programming vol1 and APIUE)
>> /usr/src :)
>> Can anyone recommend a good book to fill the gaps - something on
>> device drivers in particular, but not Linux-centric? Thanks.

I've got Egan/Teixeira: "Writing a Unix Device Driver" (ISBN 0-471-53574-5)
here which covers 4.3BSD along with SVR4. You may want to take a close look
at it, though, before buying - I didn't really like it.

>If you're thinking of anything modern there's only one so far as I know:
>"UNIX Internals:  The New Frontiers"
>Uresh Vahalia
>Prentice Hall, 1996
>ISBN 0-13-101908-2

That one, on the other hand, I can strongly recommend. It's good to read,
and I've learned a lot from it.


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