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


Create a DRM driver for Matrox desktop cards

an invention by tdz

(was: Create a DRM driver for Matrox G200) Even after 20 years, the Matrox G200 series is still an excellent 2d graphics card. Unfortunately, there's only an fbdev driver and a user-space driver. Both are obsolete, as modern Linux uses the DRM framework for managing graphics cards. There already is a DRM driver for the G200 server series. This driver is under-maintained and doesn't work with desktop chips.

Updated 2 days ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Setup A Linux Cross Referencer for SUSE kernels

a project by tdz

Project Description

There's Elixir for browsing mainline Linux releases. We should set up a similar system for SUSE kernel releases.

Updated 9 days ago. 6 hacker ♥️. 5 followers.

early stage kdump support

a project by mbrugger

Project Description

When we experience a early boot crash, we are not able to analyze the kernel dump, as user-space wasn't able to load the crash system. The idea is to make the crash system compiled into the host kernel (think of initramfs) so that we can create a kernel dump really early in the boot process.

Updated 23 days ago. 4 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

Modular kernel packaging

a project by mwilck

Project Description

Create a PoC for a modular packaged kernel. This means:

Updated 6 days ago. 7 hacker ♥️. 4 followers.