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Solaris™ Internals: Core Kernel Components by Richard McDougall, Jim Mauro

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Preface

The internals of the UNIX kernel are fairly well-documented, most notably by Goodheart and Cox [10], Bach [1], McKusick et al. [19], and Vahalia [39]. These texts have become a common source of reference information for those who want to better understand the internals of UNIX. However little has been written about the specifics of the Solaris kernel.

The paucity of Solaris specific information led us to create our own reference material. As we published information through white papers, magazine columns, and tutorials, the number of folks expressing interest motivated us to produce a complete work that discussed Solaris exclusively.

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This book is about the internals of Sun's Solaris Operating Environment. The rapid growth ...

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