Monthly Archives: August 2012

IPC – Linux Communication Signals

IPC – Inter-process Communication – is the way running programs can communicate with each other in a Linux system when there are conflicts or user has need to interrupt the running program. The following are a list of the various signals that the Linux Kernel handles. Most of us are familiar with several of them […]

Computer Systems – Going down the rabbit hole.

If you are looking to understand linux and how the overal picture works with the kernel down to the hardware a great book to use is Computer Systems: A Programer’s Perspective. The thing I really liked about this book is it first walks you through how the processor is set up and gives a great […]