By Joseph Kong
Equipment drivers be sure that your software program to speak together with your undefined, and since each working process has particular specifications, driving force writing is nontrivial. whilst constructing for FreeBSD, youve most likely needed to scour the web and dig in the course of the kernel resources to determine find out how to write the drivers you wish. fortunately, that prevents now. In FreeBSD equipment Drivers, Joseph Kong will educate you the way to grasp every thing from the fundamentals of establishing and operating loadable kernel modules to extra advanced themes like thread synchronization. After a crash direction within the diversified FreeBSD motive force frameworks, large instructional sections dissect real-world drivers just like the parallel port printer motive force. Youll study: All approximately Newbus, the infrastructure utilized by FreeBSD to regulate the units in your method the way to paintings with ISA, PCI, USB, and different buses the simplest how you can regulate and converse with the units from person area easy methods to use Direct reminiscence entry (DMA) for max process functionality the internal workings of the digital null modem terminal motive force, the USB printer driving force, the Intel PCI Gigabit Ethernet adapter driving force, and different vital drivers how you can use universal entry process (CAM) to control host bus adapters (HBAs) Concise descriptions and huge annotations stroll you thru the various code examples. Dont waste time looking out guy pages or digging during the kernel resources to determine easy methods to make that arcane little bit of paintings along with your procedure. FreeBSD equipment Drivers grants the framework it's good to write any motive force you will have, now.
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By James Duncan Davidson
Calling Mac OS X "the first genuine working process for the twenty first century," a Portland, OR-based freelance software program developer who contributes to Mac OS X Hacks, lines the improvement of Apple Computer's most modern competitor to Microsoft home windows and introduces Panther's easy and complicated good points. Appendices comprise set up info and assets (including "rumor" websites with person comments).
By CodeSourcery LLC, Mark L. Mitchell, Alex Samuel, Jeffrey Oldham
Do not pass judgement on this ebook by means of its identify. in case you know the way to application, yet are a servant of the Microsoft Lord (we do not communicate his name), this e-book is the pathway to benefit Linux programming. it's very good written. If one has the self-discipline to paintings in the course of the a number of examples, they're going to become skilled at Linux programming, e.g., fork new techniques, enforce pthreads, comprehend universal method calls, and maybe better of all enjoy the event of the those Linux programmers. it's a effective publication on the intermediate level.
Try it out. This e-book is offered at no cost at http://www.advancedlinuxprogramming.com. Having an digital reproduction comes in handy for looking out, and it may be published. A thanks is to ensure that a high quality ebook made on hand to the general public, for free. thanks authors! i glance ahead to different books those fellows write. do not be shocked when you are valuing the e-book sufficient to buy a duplicate from Amazon, yet that may be a own decision.
As a severe SOB (so says my wife), I do have a few unfavorable reviews. The e-book has a few errata, so ensure that you do obtain corrections from the website. additionally, the publication is 5 years outdated, and a moment version will be fantastic. All thought of, this booklet needs to be rated five stars, interval.
By Eric J. Ray
With Unix, 4th version: visible QuickStart consultant, readers can begin from the start to get a journey of the Unix working process, or search for particular projects to benefit simply what they should recognize. This task-based, visible reference advisor makes use of step by step directions and many screenshots, and contains 3 years worthy of latest fabric according to the newest Unix advancements. This reference advisor info all Unix instructions and ideas besides guidance that placed these instructions in context. top Unix gurus Deborah S. Ray and Eric J. Ray leverage their services as technical writers and dealing within the (Sun Microsystems) as they take readers step by step in the course of the most typical Unix instructions and strategies.
By David Pitts
This finished reference is the one e-book a Linux consumer, programmer, or procedure administrator will desire. The booklet takes the reader via deploy and configuration, to complex programming and administrating/networking the system.* pink Hat Linux is the number 1 Linux procedure at the present time with a person base of 3,000,000-5,000,000 clients* This publication is particularly well timed - model 4.2 of crimson Hat (based at the 2.0.x kernel), which used to be published could 1997* This e-book is released via the professional pink Hat Press, a department of Sams Publishing
By Michael W. Lucas
FreeBSD—the robust, versatile, and loose Unix-like working system—is the popular server for lots of businesses. however it may be even trickier to exploit than both Unix or Linux, and tougher nonetheless to master.
Absolute FreeBSD, 2d Edition is your entire advisor to FreeBSD, written by way of FreeBSD committer Michael W. Lucas. Lucas considers this thoroughly revised and rewritten moment version of his landmark paintings to be his most sensible paintings ever; a real fabricated from his love for FreeBSD and the help of the FreeBSD group. Absolute FreeBSD, 2d Edition covers deploy, networking, safeguard, community prone, process functionality, kernel tweaking, filesystems, SMP, upgrading, crash debugging, and masses extra, together with insurance of the way to:
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* Use DNS and organize e-mail, IMAP, net, and FTP companies for either servers and clients
* visual display unit your method with performance-testing and troubleshooting tools
* Run diskless systems
* deal with schedulers, remap shared libraries, and optimize your method in your and your workload
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* enforce redundant disks, even with out particular hardware
* combine FreeBSD-specific SNMP into your community administration system.
Whether you're simply getting all started with FreeBSD or you've been utilizing it for years, you'll locate this e-book to be the definitive advisor to FreeBSD that you've been ready for.
By Aric Pedersen
When you are operating an online host or internet house reseller then the possibilities are you may be utilizing WebHost supervisor. This e-book exhibits you the way to get the main from the software program, for either you and your buyers. It presents strategies to universal WHM difficulties and pitfalls, resulting in larger customer support supplied at cheaper price. you are going to the best way to organize WHM securely, supply various account kinds. you'll discover the right way to use WHM to elegantly deal with a number of domain names, SSL certificate, and diverse databases and server-side applied sciences reminiscent of personal home page, MySQL, Perl, and Apache. WebHost supervisor is a package deal utilized by net hosts to control their servers and the person person debts they carry. it really is a part of an analogous package deal as cPanel, so the host makes use of WebHost supervisor whereas the customer makes use of cPanel. WebHost supervisor is on the middle of many net hosts' enterprise. utilizing net host supervisor, you could retain song of the debts in your server, visual display unit their bandwidth and disk area utilization, and lots more and plenty extra. The ebook indicates you ways to: - manage a quick, safe, and potent server with WHM - paintings with Apache, personal home page, Perl and Databases - deal with regular and reseller bills and use third-party courses that help in this procedure - keep watch over what's occurring in your server by utilizing instruments that WHM offers and a few third-party instruments - care for reseller and non-reseller money owed - deal with DNS, IP and SSL matters utilizing WHM - deal with defense on an on-going foundation through studying what to seem for - the right way to upload worthwhile positive aspects to WHM and cPanel - notice locations you could flip to for support if you would like it
By Michael Tobler
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By Bill Calkins
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