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NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 2 September 2009 NYCBUG: Jeffrey Hsu on How to Get
NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 2 September 2009 NYCBUG: Jeffrey Hsu on How to Get Started with Kernel Programming
2 Sep 2009 15:28:39 -0400
what="official NYC*BUG announcement"
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:43:47 -0400
From: NYC*BUG Announcements <email@example.com>
Subject: [announce] NYC*BUG Tonight
LAST MINUTE NOTE: if anyone has a digital audio recorder, please bring
it to the meeting.
Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Jeffrey Hsu on How to Get Started with Kernel Programming
6:45 PM, Suspenders Restaurant
This talk is intended to introduce kernel programming for the absolute
novice. We will cover:
# basic setup
# building and booting test kernels
# how to write your first system call
# a quick overview of the major subsystems including
# kernel locking and synchronization primitives
# device drivers
# VFS layer
# memory allocation
Jeffrey M. Hsu became a member the FreeBSD project in 1994 as one of its
first 10 committers. He has contributed to many sections of the
operating system in areas such as the networking stack, Java, and a
large number of the early ports in the language category. He has worked
professionally on FreeBSD and NetBSD was offered commit bits to both the
OpenBSD and DragonFlyBSD projects when they were first being formed and
is active in the DragonFlyBSD project today. He holds a degree from U.C.
Berkeley in computer science.
In the past, he has consulted for leading companies such as the Western
Software Laboratory division of Digital Equipment Corporation, Cygnus,
Encanto, Netscape, ClickArray, Palm, Wasabi, and Cisco Systems. Jeffrey
enjoys giving talks and meeting BSD enthusiasts all over the world.
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