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Tools To Cleanup Linux Kernel

Today the count of patches I submitted to Linux kernel reached to 63. Some are trivial, some are nice, some are funny, and some are good. 497 more words


Building and Installing a Kernel

This post is about how to install a new kernel from source.

The latest source code for the Linux kernel is kept on kernel.org. You can either download the full source code as a tar ball (not recommended and will take forever to download), or you can check out the code from the read-only… 795 more words


Netlink Sockets: Linux Kernel-User communication (PART I)

  • Ubuntu 14.04, Kernel version 3.11
  • Netlink sockets provide full duplex, asynchronous, low-overhead communication channel between user-kernel space processes.
  • Other solutions such as ioctl(), sysfs, UDP sockets are either blocking (hence expensive) or slow (UDP has more overhead compared to Netlink) and complex.
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Wercker takes in $2.4 million to help developers test their code in the cloud

Wercker, a startup that aims to help developers build stable and maintainable code, brought in $2.4 million, bringing total funding to $3.2 million, said founder and CEO Micha Hernandez van Leuffen. 288 more words

Application management

before UNIX
• 1960, Early computing
o Computers= Mainframe
o The idea of ​​innovation: Multi-programming and multi-user
o Create a multi-user OS and multi-program
• 1964, the Multics… 563 more words

Operating System

Linux kernel based operating systems vs Windows

Hello world!,

Did you miss me? Of course not :(

This is my first true blog post since the Norwegian posts I made to practice my Norwegian skills, but somehow I wasn’t that good at that time, so I stopped posting and I didn’t write anything in Italian or English either. 506 more words

Ita/Eng Posts

MemAvailable metric for Linux kernels before 3.14 in /proc/meminfo

A great new metric has been introduced in “/proc/meminfo” in the Linux 3.14 kernel — MemAvailable:

An estimate of how much memory is available for starting new applications, without swapping.

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