Über den Autor
Brian Ward has been working with Linux since 1993. He is the author of The Linux Kernel-HOWTO, The Book of VMware (No Starch Press), and The Linux Problem Solver (No Starch Press).
How Linux Works reveals the inner workings of the Linux system, with in-depth coverage of topics such as device management, the boot sequence, system management basics, and networking. Author Brian Ward combines background theory and real-world examples to show you both "how" to administer Linux and "why" each technique works. This updated edition of the classic Linux reference explores the kernel in greater detail, with coverage of system calls, input and output, and file systems.
With this essential guide, you'll learn everything you need to know to customize your system, solve problems, and make your computer work for you.
The "hows" and "whys" of what makes Linux function, for administrators, programmers, and enthusiasts who want to understand the inner workings of the operating system.
- First edition sold over 20,000 copies and was widely praised as a core
reference for Linux sys admins
- Respected author; wrote The Linux Kernel-HOWTO
- Not distribution-specific; long shelf-life