First Edition (October 1997)

Trademarks and Acknowledgements

About This Book

Chapter 1. Kernel Environment

Chapter 2. System Calls

Chapter 3. Virtual File Systems

Chapter 4. Kernel Services

Chapter 5. Asynchronous I/O Subsystem

Chapter 6. Device Configuration Subsystem

Chapter 7. Communications I/O Subsystem
Communications Physical Device Handler Model Overview
Status Blocks for Communications Device Handlers Overview
MPQP Device Handler Interface Overview
Serial Optical Link Device Handler Overview
Configuring the Serial Optical Link Device Driver
Forum-Compliant ATM LAN Emulation Device Driver
Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) Device Driver
High-Performance (8fc8) Token-Ring Device Driver
High-Performance (8fa2) Token-Ring Device Driver
PCI Token-Ring High Performance (14101800) Device Driver
Ethernet High-Performance LAN Adapter, Integrated Ethernet, 10/100 Mbps Ethernet TX MCA, and PCI Ethernet Device Drivers

Chapter 8. Graphic Input Devices Subsystem

Chapter 9. Low Function Terminal Subsystem

Chapter 10. Logical Volume Subsystem

Chapter 11. Printer Addition Management Subsystem

Chapter 12. Small Computer System Interface Subsystem

Chapter 13. Integrated Device Electronics (IDE) Subsystem

Chapter 14. Serial Direct Access Storage Device Subsystem

Chapter 15. Debugging Tools

Appendix A. Alphabetical List of Kernel Services