CSCI 3323 (Principles of Operating Systems):
Useful/Interesting Links and Other Resources
(Suggestions for additions to this page are welcome; send to
Caveat: To be edited soon.
(With thanks to Dr. Howland, who supplied most of these links.)
The Linux Kernel
(online book, fairly introductory, and a nice description of
how some of the ideas discussed in Tanenbaum play out in a real
The Tanenbaum-Torvalds Debate
(Minix versus Linux, as discussed in comp.os.minix in 1992)
The Linux Kernel Archives
(kernel source for various releases).
Local copy of (old) kernel source in
- A small gallery of pictures (mainframe and related hardware):
- E.W. Dijkstra:
Some quickly-written examples of multithreading in Scala