What is the best distro for starting linux kernel development?

Aldo Iljazi mail at aldo.io
Wed Nov 13 14:43:17 EST 2013

 Naman Shekhar Mishra wrote:

> Hi mentors,
> I have been studying the Linux kernel for some time and now I am going to
> try and get my hands hands dirty with the kernel. Can you please tell me
> what is the best distro for this? I have experience with Gentoo and LFS but
> would they be good if I just want to get involved in  kernel development
> (and not the maintenance overhead that comes with these distros)? It would
> be useful for me if you could tell me the distro you use.
> Thanks and regards,
> Naman

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Whatever distro you feel comfortable with will do just fine. I use
Ubuntu or elementary OS. Sometimes even Debian Stable.
Aldo Iljazi

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