May 27, 2008

Writing a kernel module for FreeBSD

FreeBSD 7.0 has already been released. If you are a real hacker, the best way to jump in and learn it is hacking together an introductory kernel module. In this article Iââ¬â¢ll implement a very basic module that prints a message when it is loaded, and another when it is unloaded. Iââ¬â¢ll also cover the mechanics of compiling our module using standard tools and rebuilding the stock FreeBSD kernel. Letââ¬â¢s do it!

Link: freesoftwaremagazine.com

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