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Canada Computes: Book Review: Understanding The Linux Kernel

Jan 20, 2001, 20:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Coe)

"Want to know what is in the kernel? Want to know what it all does, or how it does it? Then this latest Linux tome from O'Reilly could be just what you are looking for."

"Before we go any further though, a word of warning. This book is not for the faint of heart. If phrases like "Coprocessor segment overrun" and "Interrupt descriptor table" have you breaking out in a cold sweat and going cross-eyed, then it would probably be best if the kernel's mysteries stay just that."

"You can, quite happily, continue using Linux productively without this book."

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