FreeBSD Architecture Handbook

Free online book “FreeBSD Architecture Handbook” is part of The FreeBSD Documentation Project.


This manual is a work in progress and is the work of many individuals. Many sections do not yet exist and some of those that do exist need to be updated. Topics are covered under “Kernel” and “Device Drivers” sections.

Table of Contents

  • Bootstrapping and kernel initialization
  • Locking Notes
  • Kernel Objects
  • The Jail Subsystem
  • The SYSINIT Framework
  • The TrustedBSD MAC Framework
  • Virtual Memory System
  • SMPng Design Document
  • Writing FreeBSD Device Drivers
  • ISA device drivers
  • PCI Devices
  • Common Access Method SCSI Controllers
  • USB Devices
  • Newbus
  • Sound subsystem
  • PC Card

Book Details

Author(s): –
Format(s): HTML
Link: Read online.

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