> I'm interested in getting either Tanenbaum's "Modern Operating Systems" or
> Silberschatz' "Operating System Concepts".
> Does anyone have a preference of one over the other? If so, why? Or
> perhaps there's a better third option?
I don't know about Silberschatz's book , but i have the tanenbaum. It
is a very good book, but you must be able to understand C source
codes. If you like programming it is the book for you, but if you only
want to know the concepts behind a OS, maybe , it is not the best