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KernelTrap.com: Linux Kernel Hacker Interview: Russell King

Oct 22, 2001, 11:51 (0 Talkback[s])

Jeremy Andrews writes:

Kerneltrap has posted the latest in-depth kernel hacker interview with Russell King, who originally ported Linux to ARM and continues to oversee ARM Linux development.

Russell King: I started hacking on Linux for my Acorn A5000 machine back in Spring 1994 while still at Southampton University, after a fellow student, Martin Ebourne, introduced it to me. An A5000 is a desktop-like ARM based machine. It was already about 3 years old and underpowered at that time, with only 4MB of RAM but it was the machine I had.
Russell talks about ARM, the 2.4 kernel, the upcoming 2.5 kernel and more.

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