Linux Kernel In A Nutshell Book
Written by a leading developer and maintainer of the Linux kernel,
Linux Kernel in a Nutshell is a comprehensive overview of kernel
configuration and building, a critical task for Linux users and
No distribution can provide a Linux kernel that meets all users' needs.
Computers big and small have special requirements that require
reconfiguring and rebuilding the kernel. Whether you are trying to get
sound, wireless support, and power management working on a laptop or
incorporating enterprise features such as logical volume management on
a large server, you can benefit from the insights in this book.
Linux Kernel in a Nutshell covers the entire range of kernel tasks,
starting with downloading the source and making sure that the kernel is
in sync with the versions of the tools you need. In addition to
configuration and installation steps, the book offers reference
material and discussions of related topics such as control of kernel
options at runtime.
A key benefit of the book is a chapter on determining exactly what
drivers are needed for your hardware. Also included are recipes that
list what you need to do to accomplish a wide range of popular tasks.