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Kernel data structures exist in many shapes and sizes. Oracle Linux kernel engineer Alan Maguire performs a statistical analysis on data structure sizes in the Linux kernel.


Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Dinah Washington)

Oracle Linux kernel developer Alan Maguire presents this six-part series on BPF, wherein he presents an in depth look at the kernel’s “Berkeley Packet Filter” — a useful and extensible kernel function for much more than packet filtering.

Oracle Linux kernel developer Steve Sistare contributes this article on speeding up kernel reboots for development and for production systems.

Oracle Linux kernel developer William Roche presents a method to mirror a running system into a ramdisk.


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