The Design and Implementation of the 4.4BSD Operating System

David Noel david.i.noel at
Sun Jun 8 16:59:31 UTC 2014

> A second edition is forth coming and available for pre-order:

> "The magic garden explained. The internals of UNIX System 5
>  release 4." by Benny Goodheart & James Cox

>    "Unix Internals: The New Frontiers" by Uresh Vahalia
>    ISBN-13: 978-8178084008  4.6 out of 5 stars on Amazon

Very cool. Thanks for the feedback, guys. It looks like I've got a few
new books to add to my library. I'm not a systems developer so these
should be great introductions. I'm super excited about that second
edition. I just pre-ordered it. Congratulations and many thanks to
Marshall McKusick, George Neville-Neil, and Robert Watson for all
their work. It looks like this will be a great resource for the

> In my experience, the more technical books on topic you read,
> the better is your understanding of the parts that keep the
> system working. Especially when they are re-read from "different standpoints"

Couldn't agree more. Thanks again.


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