Linux - Getting your Hands Wet & Dirty

Abhishek Dixit abhidixit87 at
Mon Jan 10 14:08:24 EST 2011

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 12:02 AM, Sakshi Malhotra <mails01 at>wrote:

> Hi,
> Maybe I am not the first one to ask such a question...but couldnt stop
> myself either...
> I have read all the relevant books on linux...such as LKD & LDD. I have
> tried getting some projects on as well ...however, i have
> not been lucky so far.
> Who told you a third class attempt like this would fetch you a kernel job.

> I want to land up with a job in Linux Kernel but everywhere I get rejected
> for lack of practical experience.
You deserve that.

> Dont know what to do to get relevant practical experince which gets counted
> and helps me land up with a job.
> I am low on morale and confidence...pls suggest.
> You need to fight and have the right attitude with code.
Why don't you go and start with some simple programs like sorting searching
blah blah and program a device driver yourself.
The mere fact that you are posting here on this list shows your reluctance
to hard work.
You wont succeed.
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