Subject: Re: Kernel Hacker want-a-be.
To: John A. Maier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 04/17/2000 16:22:52
On Mon, 17 Apr 2000, John A. Maier wrote:
> What would be a good source on breaking ground into this area? How did
> others get started?
Sitting down and reading the source.
Maybe read some books like Kirk McKusick et al's "Design and
Implementation of the 4.4BSD Operating System" and if you want to look at
the network stack start with the Stevens books (TCP/IP Illustrated, vol.
1-3, see http://www.kohala.com/start/#books).
Microsoft: "Where do you want to go today?"
Linux: "Where do you want to be tomorrow?"
BSD: "Are you guys coming, or what?"