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Explaining kernel space with a real world example
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Computing Science.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The basic premis of this report is to explain the relation of kernel space and user space. It will show how the processor and computer memory work together with the operating system to protect operating system routines from misuse by user programs. After reading through this the reader should have an understanding of what kernel space is, how it is protected and how user programs gain access to its contents in a controlled manner. Fuse is used as an example in the conclusion, explaining how that particular application can be used to implement a simple dependency tracking overlay in a filesystem.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012.
Series
UMNAD, 918
National Category
Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-58069OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-58069DiVA: diva2:546725
External cooperation
Tieto Sweden AB
Educational program
Bachelor of Science Programme in Computing Science
Uppsok
Technology
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Available from: 2012-08-24 Created: 2012-08-24 Last updated: 2012-09-07Bibliographically approved

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