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Inside these pages you will find a collection of my personal ramblings (including security disclosures, my thoughts on various topics, and anything else that I feel like writing about). All of the opinions stated here are solely my own, and are released under the Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license.
- Debugging why ping was Broken in Docker Images Aleksa Sarai, 04 March 2016.
All complicated bugs start with the simplest of observations. I recently was assigned a bug on our openSUSE Docker images complaining that
pingdidn't work. After a couple of days of debugging, I was taken into a deep and dark world where ancient Unix concepts, esoteric filesystem features and new kernel privilege models culminate to produce this bug. Strap yourself in, this is going to be a fun ride.
- Getting into Linux Kernel Development Aleksa Sarai, 15 July 2015.
I've been interested in kernel development for a long time, and recently got some patches merged into the Linux kernel. Here are my experiences about the process of kernel development and what newbies can do to get started.