posted by Eugenia Loli on Mon 11th Jul 2005 00:27 UTC
One of Unix's hallmarks is its process model. It is the key to understanding access rights, the relationships among open files, signals, job control, and most other low-level topics in this book. Linux adopted most of Unix's process model and added new ideas of its own to allow a truly lightweight threads implementation. Find out about the Linux process model in this sample chapter.