Jul 23 2009

My First Linux Kernel Patch!

Category: kernelankitj @ 2:25 pm

Last year’s FOSS.IN had a Kernel Workout session, in which i participated and tried to do a task titled ‘implement XFS preallocation ioctls in the VFS’.
Christoph Hellwig helped me understand the problem and I had a preliminary patch ready in the session, which was improved later over email with his and Hari’s help and finally got merged into 2.6.31-rc1 :D

Here is the patch.

Thanks to FOSS.IN for this opportunity, and thanks to my friends for their support and encouragement :) Hopefully, this wont be the last ;)

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2 Responses to “My First Linux Kernel Patch!”

  1. Johnny says:

    Awesome ! congrats !

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