The question stated below might not be technically correct(misconception) so it would be appreciable if misconception is also addressed. Which ring level do the different *nix run levels operate in? ...
More specifically, how is the UNIX kernel treated differently from other parts of the Operating System?
I got into a very specific situation and want to get to know your opinions. I have got a mini PC with Intel Atom processor which should run CentOS with an upgraded kernel to 3.x and some ...
From reading the man pages on the read() and write() calls it appears that these calls get interrupted by signals regardless of whether they have to block or not. In particular, assume a process ...
I know that Linux OS's are typically multi-programmed, which means that multiple processes can be active at the same time. Can there be multiple kernels executing at the same time?