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Kernel interaction

I know that a hardware driver interfaces directly with the Kernel.
What other things interface directly with the kernel?
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Software does as well. Uh. Do you have a more specific question?

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Putting together a troubleshooting document. Looking for specific things that interact directly with the kernel, thus could cause Bug checks and blue screens.
Video, nic, disk drivers are a few obvious things.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hybrid_kernel

The chart on the side has some good stuff. Still too broad of a question.
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