Next round of Outreachy has started from September 12, 2016. I usually get lot of mails and messages through social networking sites regarding Outreachy and generally for the contribution to Linux Kernel. 799 more words
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The goal of this post is to describe a method of debugging Linux kernel device driver using gdb debugger.
To achieve above goal we will need to build Linux from sources, load it into VM and connect to it using remote debug option of gdb. 339 more words
This is a follow-up to part 1 on the events in __alloc_pages_nodemask().
static struct page *get_page_from_freelist(gfp_t gfp_mask, nodemask_t *nodemask, unsigned int order, struct zonelist *zonelist, int high_zoneidx, int alloc_flags, struct zone *preferred_zone, int migratetype) 631 more words
Sorry about the boring caption :P This post gives an overview of memory allocation in the kernel (as of version 4.7).
All page allocations are handled by… 388 more words