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Old 01-01-2004, 11:02 PM   #1
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Question Writing a linux kernel?


Are there any guides to writing your own Kernel that assume nothing. I have some exp. in C++ and Java, and Linux(not much). Where also can the source be downloaded to any Kernel.??

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Thomas
 
Old 01-01-2004, 11:06 PM   #2
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Writing your own kernel? Ah, your going to the work that took hundreds of programmers over 10 years?

There's one kernel. And you don't write it. You compile your own version of it if you like... and its kernel.org for a reason...
 
Old 01-01-2004, 11:32 PM   #3
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Linus Torvalds at 21, in a darkened room at his mothers apartment wrote the first kernel in one night. Not ten years. If you are going to post an asinine post know your history as to not look like a jackass.

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Old 01-02-2004, 12:41 AM   #4
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Linus Torvalds at 21, in a darkened room at his mothers apartment wrote the first kernel in one night. Not ten years. If you are going to post an asinine post know your history as to not look like a jackass.
And then it took another ten years to get the reasonable support we have today. Sure, you can write a kernel to take full advantage of your hardware, and not to support any other hardware, but what happens when you have to replace it? You're stuck with only one manufacturer. If that goes out of business? The current Linux kernel is in many respects far more different from the original one Linus wrote.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 04:18 AM   #5
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Re: Writing a linux kernel?

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Originally posted by blkbird
Are there any guides to writing your own Kernel that assume nothing. I have some exp. in C++ and Java, and Linux(not much). Where also can the source be downloaded to any Kernel.??

Thanks
Thomas
Hehe, this is funny! Good luck
 
Old 01-02-2004, 05:01 AM   #6
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http://www.kernelnewbies.org/
http://safari.oreilly.com/?XmlId=0-596-00002-2
http://www.linuxcentral.com/catalog/..._code=B000-348
http://www.tldp.org/LDP/tlk/tlk.html

I wonder why u would want to write a new kernel when u can compile one as per ur needs, make a few changes here and there and make urself a completely new distro.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 05:05 AM   #7
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Good Luck blkbird!

P.S. nice come-back!
 
Old 01-02-2004, 07:05 AM   #8
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I'd like to see the original Linux kernel someday

I hope it's going to be long remembered, lol...
 
Old 01-02-2004, 07:38 AM   #9
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Here is version 0.11. Not so exciting. LOL


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