Contents

Chapter 1 Origins of Mac OS X

Chapter 2 An Overview of Mac OS X

Chapter 3 Inside an Apple

Chapter 4 The Firmware and the Bootloader

Chapter 5 Kernel and User-Level Startup

Chapter 6 The xnu Kernel

Chapter 7 Processes

Chapter 8 Memory

Chapter 9 Interprocess Communication

Chapter 10 Extending the Kernel

Chapter 11 File Systems

Chapter 12 The HFS Plus File System