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Looking for users of new syscalls

Recently Linux got a new syscall to get extended information about files, a super ‘stat’, if you will, read more about it at LWN. 456 more words

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Getting backtraces from arbitrary places

Needs debuginfo, either in a package-debuginfo rpm or equivalent or by building with ‘cc -g’:

# perf probe -L icmp_rcv:52 | head -15

  52  	if (rt->rt_flags & (RTCF_BROADCAST | RTCF_MULTICAST)) {
      		 * RFC 1122: An ICMP_ECHO to broadcast MAY be
      		 *  silently ignored (we let user decide with a sysctl). 180 more words
Kernel Hacking

Gender Diversity Studies and Talks Summary

When looking back nowadays to the work done on diversity, I’ve realized that it has been quite a trip! My first approach to the topic was in an informal meeting with… 517 more words


[QuickPost] Key features of the Linux Kernel 4.11

From Phoronix:

Highlights of the Linux 4.11 from our original coverage of the kernel developments this cycle include:

DRM / Graphics:

AMDGPU power management…

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[QuickPost] 3 big things in Linux 4.10

From InfoWorld:

Linux never sleeps. Linus Torvalds is already hard at work pulling together changes for the next version of the kernel (4.11). But with Linux 4.10 now out, three groups of changes are worth paying close attention to because they improve performance and enable feature sets that weren’t possible before on Linux.

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DMA Survival guide - Linux kernel


I recently gave a talk in KernelTLV Meetup.
The talk was uploaded to YouTube, so if you’re interested, go a head and watch it. 23 more words