Books Regarding Linux Kernel

Kenneth Adam Miller kennethadammiller at
Mon Feb 22 01:00:59 EST 2016

Those are the popular three, but the documentation provided by kernel
authors themselves as well as source code is also expected.

Lastly, semantics of the machine are often a required read. The intel
manual might be something that belongs on your list, if you want to truly

But no book is really enough to completely understand the linux kernel.
Those just help you get started.

On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 12:56 AM, Anil Nair <anilcoll90 at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Can anyone suggest any good book for understanding the Linux Kernel?
> Are these books enough for understanding workings of Linux Kernel?
> 1.Linux Kernel in a Nutshell
> 2.Linux Device Drivers, Third Edition
> 3.Linux Kernel Development (3rd Edition)
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