[arch-general] [Classroom] new class: A First Look at the Linux Kernel - Saturday, May 31 at 16:00 UTC

Patrick Helfenstein pfilz0 at bluewin.ch
Thu May 15 11:37:00 EDT 2014

On 05/15/2014 01:21 AM, fsckd wrote:
> Hello,
> jy2wong will be teaching a class called, "A First Look at the Linux 
> Kernel". The class will cover the role of kernels in a system, why you 
> might want to consider compiling your own, and tips for not getting 
> lost in the configuration process during your first Linux kernel compile.
> Prerequisites: While not necessary, it is useful to be familiar with 
> ABS [1] before taking the class. If you are unfamiliar with PKGBUILDs, 
> logs from past classes make an excellent primer. [2]
> The class will be Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 16:00 UTC in the IRC 
> channel #archlinux-classroom on the Freenode network. If there is 
> enough interest, the class may also be held a second time on that day 
> for people from East Asia and Oceania. If you want the class being 
> held again for those timezones, please reply to this email indicating so.
> About jy2wong in her own words: I'm a university student from Canada, 
> studying/doing research in something involving signal processing (that 
> lies somewhere between math and computers). I've installed Arch Linux 
> on my laptop about 4 times now, and the first 3 times were in my first 
> week of using Arch Linux (that was about 5 years ago). I've been 
> compiling my own kernel for the last 3 or 4 years. I think I'm 
> allergic to cats.
> [1] 
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Kernels/Compilation/Arch_Build_System
> [2] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Classroom#Previous_Classes
I'm interested in the repeated class for East Asia

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