Re: Newbie.

From: Chad Miller (
Date: Thu Apr 27 2000 - 11:55:07 EST

On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 09:43:21PM +0400, Wartan Hachaturow wrote:
> I am a total newbie in a kernel developing. However, I've read "The Linux Kernel",
> "Kernel Hacker's Guide", and a bunch of sources. The question is: I wanna help you guys,
> but I don't know what to start with. I have no specific devices to write a driver for,
> no new machine to port to.

Hi. I think Linus' usual answer is ``come back when you know [what to
work on].'' My suggestion is to put effort into userspace (to satisfy
the coding addiction) and lurk this list until something itches you
just right. Check out Alan's (?) 2.4 TODO list if you can't wait.

                                                - chad

Chad Miller <>     URL:
"Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced".
First corollary to Clarke's Third Law (Jargon File, v4.2.0, 'magic')

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