"Marcelo Tosatti became the maintainer of the 2.4 stable kernel
when he was 18 years old in November of 2001. His first kernel
release was 2.4.16 on November 26'th which very quickly followed
the earlier 2.4.15 to address an issue with filesystem corruption.
Two years later, he has recently released 2.4.23 and plans to soon
put the 2.4 stable kernel into maintenance mode, only addressing
bugs and security issues.
"Living in Brazil, Marcelo currently works for Cyclades
Corporation. In this interview he looks at how he became the 2.4
maintainer, the challenges involved, and brings us up to date with
the current status of the 2.4 kernel..."