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Jekton Luo f1237841c1 Fix desc about movzbl in 5 months ago
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Cgroups fix the ambiguous sentence 6 months ago
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SyncPrim Proposed improvements to explanation of spinlock 6 months ago
SysCall Syscall: fix syscall table entry for 86_64 6 months ago
Theory Fix nit in Paging file 6 months ago
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.gitignore Now successfuly converting each chapter into LaTeX, compiling it and then merging each PDF together into a single book. Currently no image support! 1 year ago Improved 3 years ago
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A book-in-progress about the linux kernel and its insides.

The goal is simple - to share my modest knowledge about the insides of the linux kernel and help people who are interested in linux kernel insides, and other low-level subject matter. Feel free to go through the book Start here

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