69 TALON: GPL SOFTWARE FOR TELESCOPE CONTROL
The open-source revolution in astronomy is largely thanks to Talon, the GPL package that handles tracking, scheduled operations, environmental monitoring, dome control and even image analysis. Our author Tony Steidler-Dennison has set up Talon-based telescopes at staffed and automated locations around the world.
38 SCALING DCACHE WITH RCU
As the number of processors grow, Linux either can hit a performance wall or explore new algorithms.
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48 SIGNED KERNEL MODULES
Crypto techniques give device drivers a new security check.
54 CONTROLLING HARDWARE WITH IOCTLS
Control all the little stuff that isn't in the UNIX programming books.
58 UNDERSTANDING CACHING
Use the cache right, and your code runs fast.
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