NetBSD Internals

The NetBSD Developers

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Published: 2011/07/21 17:27:57

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Table of Contents

Purpose of this book
1. Memory management
1.1. The UVM virtual memory manager
1.2. Managing wired memory
2. File system internals
2.1. Structural overview
2.2. vnode interface overview
2.3. VFS interface overview
2.4. File systems overview
2.5. Initialization and cleanup
2.6. Mounting and unmounting
2.7. File system statistics
2.8. vnode management
2.9. The root vnode
2.10. Path name resolution procedure
2.11. File management
2.12. Symbolic link management
2.13. Directory management
2.14. Special nodes
2.15. NFS support
2.16. Step by step file system writing
3. Processes and threads
3.1. Process startup
3.2. Traps and system calls
3.3. Processes and threads creation
3.4. Processes and threads termination
3.5. Signal delivery
3.6. Thread scheduling
4. Networking
4.1. Routing
4.2. Sockets
4.3. mbufs
4.4. IP layer
4.5. UDP
4.6. TCP
5. Networking Services
5.1. IEEE 802.11
5.2. ISDN
5.3. IPSec
5.4. Networking pseudo-devices
5.5. Packet Filters
A. Acknowledgments
A.1. Authors
A.2. License
B. Bibliography
Bibliography

List of Tables

2.1. vnode operations summary
2.2. VFS operations summary
3.1. struct execsw fields summary
3.2. vmcmd methods
3.3. Files produced from syscalls.master
3.4. Scheduling priorities
4.1. struct radix_node_head interfaces
4.2. struct rtentry members
4.3. struct socket members
4.4. struct sockbuf members
5.1. netisdn terminology
5.2. Available networking pseudo-devices