This is a newbie’s guide to contributing to Linux kernel and getting a patch accepted. The knowledge level required is some minimal C programming and the persistence to succeed.
Using c-programming and assembly we seek to create a minimal kernel with no I/O options. It will pop-up a message on a black screen and hang.
This tutorial will take you through the implementation of a system call in Linux, the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS distro in particular. But you should be able to…… Read more “Hello world system call”