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== List of Kerenl features unique to Android ==
 
== List of Kerenl features unique to Android ==
* Binder - lightweight IPC
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* Binder - corba-like IPC
 
** used instead of SysV IPC for interprocess communication
 
** used instead of SysV IPC for interprocess communication
 
** The Linux version of Binder was originally derived from a project by PalmSource to implement a CORBA-like message-passing or method invocation system.  Documentation on that system is at: http://www.angryredplanet.com/~hackbod/openbinder/docs/html/index.html
 
** The Linux version of Binder was originally derived from a project by PalmSource to implement a CORBA-like message-passing or method invocation system.  Documentation on that system is at: http://www.angryredplanet.com/~hackbod/openbinder/docs/html/index.html

Revision as of 00:23, 6 November 2009

List of Kerenl features unique to Android

  • Binder - corba-like IPC
  • ashmem - Android share memory
  • PMEM - Process memory allocator
  • logcat -
  • wakelock - used for power management
  • oom handling modifications
    • lowmem notifications
  • alarm

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