Miscellaneous

Getting Started with Contributing to Linux Kernel @ IGDTUW

I gave my first talk on “Getting started with contributing to Linux Kernel” at my university, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University on 14th March’15. I was interested in having it in IGDTUW, as I want more girls to get into contributing to open source. Many with a thinking that it is tough to get started don’t… Continue reading Getting Started with Contributing to Linux Kernel @ IGDTUW

Miscellaneous

Faults in Linux Kernel 3.x : Inconsistent assumptions about NULL

As part of my work, I need to annotate the reports generated using Coccinelle Scripts as bugs/FPs for recent Linux Kernels, recent as in versions > 3.0 till the current one 3.18. This blog post is about the bugs and FPs I found for the case which checks for inconsistent assumptions about NULL. This has… Continue reading Faults in Linux Kernel 3.x : Inconsistent assumptions about NULL

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Faults in Linux Kernel 3.x : Disable interrupts and not re-enable them

As part of my work, I need to annotate the reports generated using Coccinelle Scripts as bugs/FPs for recent Linux Kernels, recent as in versions > 3.0 till the current one 3.18. This blog post is about the bugs and FPs I found for the report which checks here interrupts are turned off but not… Continue reading Faults in Linux Kernel 3.x : Disable interrupts and not re-enable them