Category Archives: linux

Failed to Spot the RCU Bug

Ok, I have lost any rights I might have had regarding bragging about having worked on RCU. I failed to spot this awesomely subtle bug! http://paulmck.livejournal.com/27219.html Needless to say, I am very embarrassed 😦

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Open Source Vs Open mindset

From the past few days, Atanu has been posting blog-posts on what a Rational IT policy should look like, and what should be the role of the Government in it.  One of his posts received the following reaction from the … Continue reading

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Story of find_busiest_group() cleanup.

Last year, around the same time, I had ranted about this function named find_busiest_group() in kernel/sched.c. This is one humongous function which can so easily scare the sh*t out of any programmer who sees it for the first time. Partly … Continue reading

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Flashback: Linux and moi

Quick takes: India leads the 7 match series 4-0. Dhoni’s Dashers do it again. Poker has become the new favourite game here at Civilization.inc If a team loses the match due to losing the toss, can you use the phrase … Continue reading

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Working for Fun

Quick Takes (Style shamelessly borrowed from KCG’s blog) Cricket: India comprehensively defeated Australia in the 2nd Test! IEEE tutorial session on GNU/Linux Kernel Programming held during the last weekend went well. Though I had to wrap up the session on … Continue reading

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New Hompage

I bought myself some web-space at http://nearlyfreespeech.net. It’s one of those sites, where you pay as you use. They provide ssh access along with the usual ftp. And they support RSync. So pretty much what I needed for hosting my … Continue reading

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State of affairs in September

It’s been almost a month since my last blogpost. But no apologies. I spent time doing some really interesting things. Some of which I am going to write about now. I started off by applying to the various universities in … Continue reading

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