How to get involved with the latest kernel development?

Anuz Pratap Singh Tomar chambilkethakur at
Thu Nov 10 09:43:18 EST 2016

On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 1:23 PM, Hao Lee <haolee.swjtu at> wrote:

> Hi, everyone
> I'm very interested in memory management, so I have read many
> materials such as  Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager and
> Understanding the Linux Kernel (2nd). These books are all about kernel
> 2.4 and I have read the source code of kernel 2.4 for a long time.
> I once thought I can use kernel 2.4 as my stepping-stone and begin my
> journey of kernel development, but I feel frustrated. Kernel 2.4 and
> kernel 4.4.30 are almost completely different! I can't even find a
> familiar function and I don't know how to begin. I want to contribute
> to mm subsystem and I believe many developers in this list are more
> experienced than me, so could you give me some advice. Thanks!
> 2.6.XX series had same books with newer version, which are closer to 4.X.X
But  I don't think any book is completely upto date.

> Regards,
> Hao Lee
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Thank you
Warm Regards
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