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== Cross-reference / code online ==
== Cross-reference / code online ==
* http://www.makelinux.net/kernel_map
* http://www.makelinux.net/kernel_map
* http://www.linux-m32r.org/lxr/http/source/
* http://lxr.free-electrons.com/
* http://lxr.free-electrons.com/
* http://sosdg.org/~coywolf/lxr/source/
* http://sosdg.org/~coywolf/lxr/source/

Revision as of 16:38, 23 July 2013

This page has references to various kernel resources (web sites and mailing lists) for developers. Most of this information was gathered over a year ago, and may not be accurate.

/\ Note: You should always look at the kernel MAINTAINERS file for up-to-date information

Vanilla Linux kernel

Mailing List (lkml)

LKML summaries

Repository access



Architecture Sites




See the following for information on different linuxppc source trees available: http://www.penguinppc.org/dev/kernel.shtml

SuperH (SH)




  • Linux Kernel Development by Robert Love
    • Good introduction to Linux kernel development
  • Linux Device Drivers by Jonathan Corbet, Alessandro Rubini, and Greg Kroah-Hartman
  • Essential Linux Device Drivers by Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran
    • Introduction to driver development for major subsystems
  • Professional Linux Kernel Architecture by Wolfgang Mauerer
    • Introduction to the architecture, concepts and algorithms of the Linux kernel
  • Understanding the Linux Kernel by Daniel Bovet and Marco Cesati
    • Guided tour of the code that forms the core of all Linux operating systems
  • Linux Kernel in a Nutshell by Greg Kroah-Hartman

Cross-reference / code online