Linux Kernel Browsing and Hacking using KDevelopview story

http://video.linux.com – One of the most frequent request from kernel newbies is a way to easily explore its source code. LXR or ctags somehow do the job, but require tedious configuration and work on the entire source, producing zillions of references to unused drivers. kdev-kernel is a plugin that turns KDevelop into the ultimate kernel browsing (and hacking?) tool. (Software)

Don’t issue Direct Shutdown or Halt in Unix and Linux – Examplesview story

http://linux-news.org – Multiuser systems such as Unix should never be just “shut off”. Active users connected to the system are rightfully miffed if their terminals die without warning. Even if the users have all logged out and gone home, there may be background jobs and daemons ticking away. Daemons get mad if their processes are suddenly curtailed. A less obvious danger lays in the way the Unix file system works. (Software)

The Linux Kernel vs Commercial kernelsview story

http://linuxaria.com – What exactly is the Linux Kernel and what makes it different than, say Windows or Mac System X? I’m not going to get too deep into the weeds on this one because, quite honestly, I’m not qualified to discuss Kernels beyond the basics. I’m really going to focus on the hardware/software interface aspects of the kernel pros and cons. (General)

How to recover from a failing Kernelview story

http://www.linuxaria.com – Or perhaps i should call this “Do you remember i was upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 ?”. Well something is gone bad and when i rebooted to start my new Xubuntu 11.04 i got: error: cannot read the Linux header. error: you need to load the kernel first. Failed to boot both default and fallback entries. Press any key to continue... (HowTos)

Kernel Log: Who’s responsible for troubleshooting and quality assurance?view story

http://www.h-online.com – Recently, a Red Hat developer got rid of a flaw in an Intel graphics driver, probably for a special corporate customer. For years, the flaw had been a thorn in the side of numerous users of systems with the 945GM chip-set. Now, Theodore 'tytso' Tso has stated in a discussion on LKML that users have to accept more responsibility for troubleshooting and quality assurance. (General)

Remove Old Kernel In Ubuntu And Grub2view story

http://ulyssesonline.com – his short article will show you how to remove old kernels in your Linux system as well as clean up your Grub2 entries. By the way, you will see Grub2 entries only if you have a multi-boot configuration. If not, Ubuntu will boot directly to the login screen. (HowTos)

Linux kernel 2.6.30 released!view story

http://kernel.org – mxser_get_ISA_conf takes a ioaddress as its first argument, by passing the not of the ioaddr, you're effectively passing 0 which means it won't be able to talk to an ISA card. (General)

Kernel Log: What's coming in 2.6.30 - Architecture and infrastructureview story

http://www.h-online.com – Not that he always sticks religiously to such pronouncements; nonetheless it is unlikely to be more than a few days before kernel version 2.6.30 hits the shelves. (General)