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SubjectRE: Get hands on starting in this world.
It is a good stuff. Is there much difference between 2.2.x and 2.4.x in the kernel initialization. You know, I am now starting on 2.2.x. Or do you have it for 2.2.x. 


-----Original Message-----
From: Randy.Dunlap []
Sent: 2001?11?2? 0:48
To: Yan, Noah
Subject: Re: Get hands on starting in this world.

"Yan, Noah" wrote:
> I am a new comer to the Linux world. It is really a hard start for me when I dig into those OS code although I have a strong theoretic background in OS and computer architecture. I am now being blocking at the start_kernel and caliberate_delay function of Kernel 2.2.x. Also, everyday, I got hundreds of mail from Linux-kernel list but I cannot enjoy it.
> So could some experienced guys give some advice on how to start, which document/material can be recommended on this.
> My keen interest in this filed make me free to any suggestions on that. Please lend your hands


As long as you don't mind an x86-leaning view of Linux boot/init,
you could begin by looking over this:
(or at:

And there's lots of intro material at:

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