[kwlug-disc] final form of proposed online kernel programmering course

Chris Irwin chris at chrisirwin.ca
Tue Jun 8 13:50:34 EDT 2010


On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 10:38, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Jun 2010, Chris Irwin wrote:
>> Will you be covering debugging kernel issues as well?
>
>  to some extent, yes.  i want to emphasize that this is a course for
> *beginners* so there will definitely be a limit as to how far i'm
> going to push each topic.  i'm sure everyone who takes the course will
> have their own gripe about the fact that i didn't cover precisely what
> they wanted but that's life.

I'm a beginner. The only bit I know of kernel development I learned
from some guy at the 2007 Ontario Linuxfest :)

>  and i was just chatting with a colleague this morning who suggested
> that a course in nothing but kernel debugging would, in fact, be a
> viable followup course.  but there will be *some* basic debugging
> techniques in this first course.

This sounds fine to me. Basic debugging is all that is needed at this stage.

-- 
Chris Irwin
<chris at chrisirwin.ca>



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