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A Few Things You Should Know About Futexes

This article aims to provide a clear and concise discussion about the basics of futexes, and how they could be used to implement user-space synchronisation mechanisms on Linux. So what are futexes? They…

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Device Drivers, Part 8: Accessing x86-Specific I/O-Mapped Hardware

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, continues the discussion on accessing hardware in Linux. The second day in the Linux device drivers’ laboratory was expected to be…

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