The Linux kernel can be thought as logically composed of many Subsystems. They may be not implemented as separate directories in the tree structure due to the tight coupling among them all.

  1. Processes
  2. [:KernelHacking-HOWTO/Subsystems/Internals of Interrupt Handling:Interrupts and Exceptions Handling]

  3. Time, Clocks and Timers
  4. Synchronization
  5. Inter Process Communication
  6. Memory Management, Virtual Memory Management
  7. Virtual File system
  8. Process Scheduling
  9. System Calls
  10. Modules
  11. Add More

KernelNewbies: New_Kernel_Hacking_HOWTO/Subsystems (last edited 2006-11-18 17:17:17 by host172-102-dynamic)