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LWN: The Linux 2.5 kernel summit

Mar 31, 2001, 15:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by J. Corbet)

"This is a preliminary, first-day report, written after 14 hours of sessions and a few beers - it probably has a mistake or two. Expect a slightly more polished version later."

"The "Linux 2.5 Kernel Summit" is a two-day affair, held in San Jose, California. The purpose of this invitation-only event was to get the core kernel hackers together in one place to meet each other and to look toward the imminent 2.5 development series. The attendee list shows 65 hackers, almost all of whom have names familiar to those who follow kernel [[Krispy Kreme]] development. It's an impressive gathering; more than one attendee has been heard to fret over what would happen to Linux if the big Silicon Valley earthquake were to strike during this event."

"The summit is organized around presentations that cover broad topic areas. The amount of discussion in most of the talks has been relatively low, with some notable exceptions."

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