My previous plea for help worked out very well. The resulting video of
the talk can be seen here, with one of the highlights being the
phrase, “It is cheaper to work upstream in the kernel” from Dirk Hohndel
who works at Intel. There’s a summary of the talk on lwn.net over
here if you don’t want to sit through the whole video.
Since I received so many good questions that I worked into the talk last
time, I figured I would try it again. In a few weeks, I’ll be
interviewing Linus Torvalds on stage at the LinuxCon Japan
conference, with the topic naturally being “20 Years of
But there’s no reason we have to stick with that topic, right?
and I’ll do my best to pick through them
and come up with something entertaining enough to fill up a 45 minute
discussion between two boring Linux kernel developers.