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stackbd: Stacking a block device over another block device

stackbd is a virtual block device that acts as the front-end of another block device, such as a USB memory stick or a loop device. It passes I/O requests to the underlying device, while it prints the requests information for debugging purposes. 1,443 more words

Steps to make a patch for Linux Kernel

  • Make the required changes and save them.
  • Run the option “git status“. This will show the changes that are to be committed into the source.
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Linux Kernels

Since my last post, the Linux kernel was changing rapidly.  The latest stable version as of this posting is 3.17.1.  I stop testing kernels for a while since the way the Linux kernel is packaged versus the way Fedora packages the kernel with additional files.   25 more words

Lets learn about Open Source

                           The world we are standing or living in is an technological era. Everything is technology. From a small pen to Massive War-Craft Planes everything is because of technological development. 2,997 more words


Android Kernel Overview

Kernel in Action

Hi :) You may be one of those Android developers or users who enjoy divergent applications available on the market and may be playing with different applications all day long, but actually what you were doing is playing with the kernel. 422 more words

Building Kernel

Vulnerabilities: Denial of service in the Linux Kernel - October 21, 2014

Two vulnerabilities in the Linux Kernel

Danger level: Low
Availability Fixes: Instructions on corrective action
Quantity of vulnerabilities: 2

CVSSv2 Rating:
1.  (AV: L / AC: L / Au: N / C: N / I: N / A: P / E: U / RL: W / RC: C) = Base: 2.1 / Temporal: 1.7… 241 more words


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