Linux Journal Contents #117, January 2004
on January 1, 2004
Linux Journal Issue #117/January 2004
Controlling Hardware with ioctls
by Lisa Corsetti
Control all the little stuff that isn't in the UNIX programming books.
by James Bottomley
Use the cache right, and your code runs fast.
Scaling dcache with RCU
by Paul E. McKenney, Dipankar Sarma and Maneesh Soni
As the number of processors grow, Linux either can hit a performance wall or explore new algorithms.
Signed Kernel Modules
by Greg Kroah-Hartman
Crypto techniques give device drivers a new security check.
Testing Applications with Xnee
by Henrik Sandklef
Give your GUI apps a scriptable test suite with simulated X clicks and input.
Linux, Talon and Astronomy
by Tony Steidler-Dennison
The software that controls research-grade telescopes can control your telescope too.
Controlling Devices with Relays
by Jason Ellison
Your software can break free of the box and control lights, bells and motors in the real world.
Intermediate Emacs Hacking
by Charles Curley
You don't have to be a LISP hacker to customize Emacs.
Monitoring Hard Disks with SMART
by Bruce Allen
Keep an eye on your drives' health with an easy-to-configure tool.
Linux in Air Traffic Control
by Tom Brusehaver
Using Linux as a testing platform for mission-critical software.
Personal Video Recorder Basics
by Christian A. Herzog
Create a custom PVR that works your way and even burns archive copies.
At the Forge Publishing with Bricolage
by Reuven M. Lerner
Cooking with Linux Scalability: from Simplicity Comes Complexity
by Marcel Gagné
Paranoid Penguin Secure Mail with LDAP and IMAP, Part II
by Mick Bauer
IBM eServer BladeCenter
by Dana Canfield
Red Hat Linux 9 Bible
by Frank Conley
Hacking the Xbox
by Paul Barry