Jerry McAllister <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Hi, > > > > > > I am currently doing a research on FreeBSD 4.10 Release System for a > > presentation to an institution of 400 students. > > > > I would like to enquire on several questions regarding the Operating System > > : - > > > > - Process Management / Model > > - Scheduling > > * Is it preemptive ? > > * Discuss the algorithm > > - Threading model > > * User, kernel or hybrid? > > - File System > > * Discuss more than one if applicable > > - Device management > > - Memory management > > - Programming language supported (and recommendation) > > - Networking support > > - Security model > > * User security > > * File System security > > - Compare the current version of the OS that you're researching with the > > previous and future version > > This looks awfully like you are asking the list to do your class > assignment for you. > > There are a number of books to read for these topics. > One set is the pair by Kirk McKusick called "The Design and Implementation > of the 4.4 DBS Operating System" which is a follow on to his earlier > "The Design and Implementation of the 4.3 BSD UNIX Operating System"
Even better. Just available is "The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System"! > > In Addition there are books such as FreeBSD Unleashed and the Complete FreeBSD > which give more specific useage information and such books as > as "DNS and BIND" from O'Reilly, Building Internet Firewalls from O'Reilly > that give more information on specific areas. > > You can also study the FreeBSD Handbook that is available online > from the www.freebsd.org website for specifics and release notes > for each version that explain changes in each new version. > > If that is not enough, then Google, Onlamp and a number of other online > publications have loads if articles on everything you mentioned. You > have but to do some searches. > > ////jerry > > > > > > > We look forward for your speedy reply. Who is "we"? -- Bill Moran Potential Technologies http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"