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Browsing Linux Kernel Source

  1. 1. Browsing Linux Kernel Linux Day – May 6, 2007 Motaz K. Saad Department of Computer Science http://motaz.saad.googlepages.com msaad@iugaza.edu
  2. 2. Linux Directory Structure
  3. 3. Structure of a Linux Based Operating System Kernel
  4. 4. Get an in-depth understanding of the Linux operating system: Kernel • The Linux kernel acts as the interface between the hardware, and the rest of the operating system. • The Linux kernel also contains device drivers, which are specific to the hardware peripherals that you are using.
  5. 5. Get an in-depth understanding of the Linux operating system: Kernel • The kernel is also responsible for handling things such as the allocation of resources (memory and CPU time), • As well as keeping track of which applications are busy with which files,  

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