Good kernel developers book/manual available?

Joel Dahl joel at
Sun May 14 03:08:46 PDT 2006

On Sun, 2006-05-14 at 03:05 -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Hello,
>     I was wondering if there was any particular technical book or manual 
> available that anyone would suggest for describing the FreeBSD kernel, 
> as I have recently picked up a Linux 2.6 kernel book and I want to 
> obtain a more holistic scope of the proper way to code an operating 
> system kernel as well as code for a system kernel, as opposed to just 
> one set of dogmatic approaches for doing it from Linus/the authors.
>     I prefer printed media compared to online media, but either-or would 
> be extremely helpful.

"The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System" perhaps?


More information about the freebsd-hackers mailing list