• Kernels

    August 27, 2010

    The kernel is (almost) a single program. It is the first code loaded of you operating system. When you “boot” a system, you are reading the kernel program off the boot device, placing it in memory, and then running that program. For linux, your kernels are, e.g. /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-194.3.1.el5 For OSX, the kernel is /mach_kernel For […]

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