Kernel Internals Essentials - Processes and Threads

Kernel internals, and especially those concerning memory management, are a vast and complex topic. In this book, we do not intend to delve deep into the gory details of kernel and memory internals. At the same time, I would like to provide sufficient, and definitely requisite, background knowledge for a budding kernel or device driver developer like you to successfully tackle the key topics necessary to understand the kernel architecture in terms of how processes, threads, and their stacks are managed. You'll also be able to correctly and efficiently manage dynamic kernel memory (with the focus on writing kernel or driver code using the Loadable Kernel Module (LKM) framework). As a side ...

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