Projects in the topic kernel
The Linux kernel is a free and open-source, monolithic, modular, multitasking, Unix-like operating system kernel.


generic zswap dedup

a project by ailiopoulos

Project Description

zswap [1] is a linux kernel component that provides in-memory compression for swap pages. It already provides a limited form of deduplication: if a page is filled with the same value (e.g. all-zeroes) then only that value is kept instead of compressing the contents.

Updated about 2 months ago. 4 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Poking technologies for enrolling customer key to kernel trusted keyring

a project by joeyli

Project Description

The keys in db or mok can be used to verify boot loader and kernel binary for booting. But upstream kernel doesn't trust them for enrolling to trusted keyring because they are enrolled outside the boundaries of kernel. Which means that IMA can not use db/mok keys for verification.

Updated about 1 month ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.

Model checking the BPF verifier

an invention by shunghsiyu

Project Description

BPF verifier plays a crucial role in securing the system (though less so now that unprivileged BPF is disabled by default in both upstream and SLES), and bugs in the verifier has lead to privilege escalation vulnerabilities in the past (e.g. CVE-2021-3490).

Updated about 1 month ago. 4 hacker ♥️. 3 followers.

Rust in linux kernel

a project by dsterba

Project Description

Rust language is on the way to enter linux kernel, use this hackweek to explore and learn what this could bring us (or not).

Updated about 2 months ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.