Introducing Myself, Looking to Learn

Augusto Mecking Caringi augustocaringi at
Tue Sep 3 21:00:37 EDT 2013

On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 4:29 PM, Varad Gautam <varadgautam at> wrote:

> Hi!
> I want to start working on the Linux kernel but am an absolute beginner. I
> am currently on my way through Robert Love's Linux Kernel Development and
> need help with finding something I can work on to get a hang of what it's
> like.
> I have also subscribed to the LKML, but find it completely
> incomprehensible! As a beginner, would it be better to work with the kernel
> of a specific OS (I'm running Ubuntu), or work on the upstream kernel?


If you are an absolute beginner, I recommend you to start studying and
hacking a small O.S., like the xv6:

If you need a background on the "low level", I suggest you to read this:

Augusto Mecking Caringi
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