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Old 03-09-2004, 12:33 PM   #1
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Thumbs up want to learn more about linux


i've been using linux for a couple of years. i know the basics but i'd like to learn more about this great operating system. there are a lot of docs available for newbies, but if you want to go beyond, you got difficulty. i d'ont know where i should start. i want to understand how the kernel works. can you help me??
 
Old 03-09-2004, 01:03 PM   #2
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Best way to learn about about kernels, recompile one

There are great threads on this site regarding recompiling kernels. That is a good way to start to learn. Why recompile a kernel? One reason is to add functionality to an exisiting Linux Kernel. For example, a modem module to be used is a good example. So, good luck and have fun!
 
Old 03-09-2004, 01:20 PM   #3
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To learn more about linux try a distro like slackware, gentoo, or LFS.

-Joey
 
Old 03-09-2004, 01:24 PM   #4
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Re: want to learn more about linux

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Originally posted by nyquist3
. i d'ont know where i should start. i want to understand how the kernel works. can you help me??
Well, I've posted this before and I'll post it again.........
kernel information is closer than you think........
goto /usr/src/linux directory on you box..........look
in the /documentation-----all sorts of info about the kernel
is located here, almost 6 megs of texts........start reading, enjoy
 
Old 03-09-2004, 02:00 PM   #5
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i think this book may be useful for you,

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/linuxkernel2/
 
Old 03-10-2004, 11:19 AM   #6
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Re: Re: want to learn more about linux

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Originally posted by 320mb
goto /usr/src/linux directory on you box..........look
in the /documentation-----all sorts of info about the kernel
is located here, almost 6 megs of texts........start reading, enjoy
nice, I didn't know it was there. I will see what I can find out. Cool!
 
Old 03-10-2004, 12:12 PM   #7
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Finally, one who wants to learn more!!
(nice, this mean that one more will be out there to answer questions on www.linuxquestions.org lol)

If you really want to understand the kernel, you migth find interrest in Linux device drivers

Regards
 
Old 03-10-2004, 12:24 PM   #8
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Finally, one who wants to learn more!!
(nice, this mean that one more will be out there to answer questions on www.linuxquestions.org lol)

If you really want to understand the kernel, you migth find interrest in Linux device drivers

Regards
I would like to learn more about linux, but again we are limited by time, budget, and also we can only learn a little at a time. Just like life. Can't learn everything in one year. Takes time, tis all...
 
Old 03-13-2004, 10:14 AM   #9
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The best way to learn more about linux is to build a system from the ground up google for LFS. LFS or linux from scrach is a distro that you have to build. see distrowatch.com

-Joey
 
  


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