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On October 25, 2001 05:58 pm, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Oct 2001, Patrick Ouellet wrote:
>
> > As a follower of linux for a couple of years now
> > I wanted to go deeper into the madness,
> > so I said to myself, why no go as deep as you
> > can and get yourself into the Kernel.
> >
> > My simple question is this:
> >
> > Were should I start.
>
> A good place to start would be http://kernelnewbies.org/
> and also the kernelnewbies mailing list and IRC channel.

Highly recommended.

> > I would like to have a nice overview of the kernel
> > something that would help me understand all the part
> > of the kernel and how they work toghether.
>
> The book "Understanding the Linux Kernel" by O'Reilly
> is nice, also see http://kernelnewbies.org/books.php3

More than nice, I'd say essential. Even though it's based on the 2.2 series
it's still 95% relevant.

Here's the best place to start:

http://lxr.linux.no/source/init/main.c#L793

--
Daniel
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