LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > General
User Name
Password
General This forum is for non-technical general discussion which can include both Linux and non-Linux topics. Have fun!

Notices

Reply
 
LinkBack Search this Thread
Old 02-11-2003, 10:28 PM   #1
log
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2002
Location: South Australia
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 113

Rep: Reputation: 15
Linus Torvalds


Just a crap question

what is Linus Torvalds up to these days? still working on the kernel or what?
 
Old 02-11-2003, 11:35 PM   #2
rnturn
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2003
Location: Illinois (Chicago area)
Distribution: Red Hat (8.0), SuSE (10.x, 11.x, 12.2), Solaris (8-10), Tru64
Posts: 889

Rep: Reputation: 45
Re: Linus Torvalds

Quote:
Originally posted by log
Just a crap question

what is Linus Torvalds up to these days? still working on the kernel or what?
Still working at Transmeta and wrangling with kernel developers. You can catch some of his input/comments at Kernel Traffic. (Almost always something interesting being discussed there.)
 
Old 02-12-2003, 03:06 AM   #3
nakkaya
Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2003
Location: Turkey&USA
Distribution: Emacs and linux is its device driver(Slackware,redhat)
Posts: 1,398

Rep: Reputation: 45
as long as the kernel number goes bigger linus torvalds is still on the job
 
Old 02-12-2003, 02:05 PM   #4
acid2000
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2001
Location: Exeter, UK
Distribution: Gentoo 1.4
Posts: 243

Rep: Reputation: 30
Quote:
Still working at Transmeta
What does he actually do there.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 06:19 PM   #5
think_penguin
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Washington
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Last I heard (from linux magazine) he had just gotten done firing a bunch of people. What he does the rest of the time.... I dont know.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 06:33 PM   #6
MasterC
Guru
 
Registered: Mar 2002
Location: Salt Lake City, UT - USA
Distribution: Gentoo ; LFS ; Kubuntu
Posts: 12,612

Rep: Reputation: 64
Work on the linux kernel

Cool
 
Old 02-13-2003, 07:55 AM   #7
acid2000
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2001
Location: Exeter, UK
Distribution: Gentoo 1.4
Posts: 243

Rep: Reputation: 30
Doesn't he just decide on the patches now that go into the main tree?
 
Old 02-13-2003, 08:21 AM   #8
trickykid
Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2001
Posts: 24,133

Rep: Reputation: 194Reputation: 194
Moved: More suitable as its not a Linux technical question.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The mythology behind Linus Torvalds jamyskis General 6 04-02-2005 04:42 AM
Linus Torvalds divorce3 General 8 02-10-2005 01:34 AM
Interview with Linus Torvalds ernesto_cgf Linux - News 2 10-17-2004 07:04 PM
Help this poor Linus Torvalds!!!!!! melinda_sayang General 11 09-28-2004 05:55 PM
Linus Torvalds linuxzouk General 7 05-16-2004 10:17 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:47 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration