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Understanding the Linux kernel

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Published by O"Reilly in Beijing, Cambridge [Mass.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Linux,
  • Operating systems (Computers)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-597) and indexes.

StatementDaniel P. Bovet & Marco Cesati.
ContributionsCesati, Marco.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA76.76.O63 B665 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 684 p. :
Number of Pages684
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15477551M
ISBN 100596000022
LC Control Number00053027
OCLC/WorldCa45284710

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