My effort to learn Linux kernel development

Greg KH greg at
Fri Jul 23 02:43:24 EDT 2021

On Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 04:54:41AM +0530, Amit Kumar wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 8:26 PM Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 22 Jul 2021, Jules Irenge wrote:
> >
> > > I normally learn the kernel on weekends. Reading R. Love and
> > > practicing by coding what you learn is the best way. Also, trying to
> > > submit simple patches on some free time is a good way , meeting Greg
> > > Kroah and Shuan, they are fantastic people to learn from.
> Is there any online method to interact with Mr. Greg Kroah Hartman?

Send patches for review.

> >   also, if you want to get started mucking with the kernel and
> > submitting patches, consider improving the documentation -- there is a
> > lot of documentation that is at least a little out of date and could
> > use all the help it can get, and that's an easy and safe way to get
> > started getting your name into the kernel git log.
> >
> I know well that there is not any book that provides current knowledge
> about the Linux kernel.
> So, I have decided to make my blog (
> a gateway to the Linux kernel development.
> Why were the last kernel book by Mr. Greg Kroah Hartman and et. al. canceled?

Long story, not involving the authors at all.  A new version is not
going to happen any year soon so don't even worry about it.


greg k-h

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