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The Kernel Newbie Corner: "initrd" and "initramfs"--What's Up With That?

This week, I'm not going to write a formal column so much as just free associate a bit regarding an exchange we had recently on the Kernel Newbies mailing list regarding the ideas of initrd and initramfs, and what they're for and, most importantly, how they differ.
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The Kernel Newbie Corner: Kernel Debugging with proc "Sequence" Files--Part 3

Finally, after two installments of the basics of debugging with sequence files, we're going to finish off by demonstrating the power of sequence files with an example that actually, well, sequences its output.

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The Kernel Newbie Corner: Kernel Debugging with proc "Sequence" Files--Part 2

Given the amount of material left to cover, we'll spend this week finishing off the issues related to the simpler, non-sequence proc files, and leave the complicated topic of sequenced writes for a final Part 3 next week, so this will be a relatively short column.

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The Kernel Newbie Corner: Kernel Debugging Using proc "Sequence" Files--Part 1

Over this column and the next one (and possibly the one after that, depending on how detailed we get), we're going to discuss kernel and module debugging using proc files. Specifically, we're going to discuss the seq_file implementation of proc files, which represents the newest and most powerful variation of the proc files we're interested in.

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The Kernel Newbie Corner: Kernel and Module Debugging with gdb

This week, we're going to demonstrate how to do some very basic debugging of both your running kernel and a loaded module using the gdb debugger running in user space.

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