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A book-in-progress about the linux kernel and its insides.

The goal is simple - to share my modest knowledge about the insides of the linux kernel and help people who are interested in linux kernel insides, and other low-level subject matter. Feel free to go through the book Start here

Questions/Suggestions: Feel free about any questions or suggestions by pinging me at twitter @0xAX, adding an issue or just drop me an email.

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