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This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, talks about the typical ioctl() implementation and usage in Linux. “Get me …

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In the previous articles, we learnt how to use QEMU for a generic Linux OS installation, for networking using OpenVPN and TAP/TUN, for cross-compilation …

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In this month’s column, we will look at how software upgrades could lead to failure in some cases, and how online software updates can …

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Last month, we covered the basic use of QEMU. Now let’s dig deeper into its abilities, looking at the embedded domain. Techies who work …

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This article looks at setting up Git and using it for Linux kernel development. It is aimed at developers who would like to move …

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Inotify is a Linux kernel feature that provides an event-driven framework for applications to monitor changes in the filesystem. This article demonstrates how to …

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With its extremely long release cycle (this one took two years), Debian 6.0 Squeeze was rolled out on February 6th, amidst jokes like, “See …

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Debugging an application live has always been easy for application developers, but debugging a live kernel has never been a simple option for kernel …

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Understanding a kernel panic and doing the forensics to trace the bug is considered a hacker’s job. This is a complex task that requires …

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This article gives you hands-on experience in setting up a User-Mode Linux (UML) kernel and getting it up on a running Linux OS. We …