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README.md

linux-insides

A book-in-progress about the linux kernel and its insides.

The goal is simple - to share my modest knowledge about the insides of the linux kernel and help people who are interested in linux kernel insides, and other low-level subject matter. Feel free to go through the book Start here

Questions/Suggestions: Feel free about any questions or suggestions by pinging me at twitter @0xAX, adding an issue or just drop me an email.

Generating eBooks and PDFs - documentation

Mailing List

We have a Google Group mailing list for learning the kernel source code. Here are some instructions about how to use it.

Join

Send an email with any subject/content to kernelhacking+subscribe@googlegroups.com. Then you will receive a confirmation email. Reply it with any content and then you are done.

If you have Google account, you can also open the archive page and click Apply to join group. You will be approved automatically.

Send emails to mailing list

Just send emails to kernelhacking@googlegroups.com. The basic usage is the same as other mailing lists powered by mailman.

Archives

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/kernelhacking

On other languages

Docker

In order to run your own copy of the book with gitbook within a local container:

  1. Enable Docker experimental features with vim or another text editor

     sudo vim /usr/lib/systemd/system/docker.service
    

    Then add --experimental=true to the end of the ExecStart=/usr/bin/dockerd -H fd:// line and save.

    Eg: ExecStart=/usr/bin/dockerd -H fd:// --experimental=true

    Then, you need to reload and restart the Docker daemon:

     systemctl daemon-reload
     systemctl restart docker.service
    
  2. Run docker image

    make run
    
  3. Open your local copy of linux insides book under this url http://localhost:4000 or run make browse

Contributions

Feel free to create issues or pull-requests if you have any problems.

Please read CONTRIBUTING.md before pushing any changes.

linux-kernel

Author

@0xAX

LICENSE

Licensed BY-NC-SA Creative Commons.