Written by a leading developer and maintainer of the Linux
kernel,Linux Kernel in a Nutshell
is a comprehensiveoverview of kernel configuration and building, a critical task forLinux users and administrators.
No distribution can provide a Linux
kernel that meets all users'needs. Computers big and small have special requirements that requirereconfiguring and rebuilding the kernel. Whether you are trying toget sound, wireless support, and power management working on a laptopor incorporating enterprise features such as logical volume managementon a large server, you can benefit from the insights in this book.