[kwlug-disc] an appealing theme for a weekly blog post?

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Thu May 7 13:36:07 EDT 2009


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Congrats!  Sounds very interesting.

Myself, I'd vote for the monitoring and tuning theme. Something like a
guided tour of /proc.

udev is another nice place to visit..

Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   hard as it may be to believe, i've been asked by the senior software
> editor at "linux magazine" whether i'd be interested in writing a
> weekly blog on some TBD topic.  i originally suggested a "kernel
> newbies" column, which would -- each week -- explain a specific kernel
> programming feature, accompanied by actual code so that the reader
> could see the code in action.  that is, rather than an arm-waving
> presentation (which certainly has value all by itself), the emphasis
> would be on things people could compile and run.
> 
>   another theme was linux performance monitoring and tuning, while
> another was more general linux development topics (userspace
> development, debugging, utilities like readelf and objdump, and so
> on).  nothing's been finalized yet, so i thought i'd ask -- what
> "theme" would most appeal to the general kwlug readership?  what
> specifically would make you want to keep coming back to read the next
> installment?
> 
>   this doesn't mean i have the gig yet, it just means i'm trying to
> figure out what would grab the largest audience.
> 
> rday
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