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IA-64 Linux Kernel: Design and Implementation
The book starts with an overview of Linux and the IA-64 architecture and then discusses each major subsystem of the kernel in more detail. Among others, there are separate chapters on how multi-tasking maps onto the underlying hardware, on the virtual memory subsystem, device support (programemd I/O, DMA & interrupts), symmetric multi-processing (SMP), and on the bootstrap ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 30th 2002 by Prentice Hall
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Amazon 2008-12-06. Incredibly detailed coverage of both IA-64 as an architecture and Linux (2.4, unfortunately, and mid-to-early 2.4 at that) as an operating system. That having been said, without at least a semester's study of both operating systems and processor design, this book could be very frustrating -- readers without a thorough knowledge of memory hierarchies, instruction set architectures, and the hw/sw interface will be lost, despite the warm assurances of the introduction. I was skep ...more
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