Design Of The Unix Operating System by Maurice J. Bech
The author describes the internal algorithms and structures that form the basis of the operating system (the kernel) and their relationship to the programmer interface. Among its key features, the book: Describes the outline of the kernel architecture; Introduces the system buffer cache mechanism; Includes data structures and algorithms used internally by the files system; Covers the system calls that provide the user interface to the files system; Defines the context of a process and investigates the internal kernel primitives that manipulate the process context; Describes process scheduling; Discusses memory management, including swapping and paging systems.
|Author Name||Maurice J. Bech|
|Condition of Book||Used|