Linux Kernel Resources

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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


main (x86) kernel

   - web site = http://www.kernel.org/
   - Linus' Git Repository
       - kernel cross-reference online: http://glide.stanford.edu/lxr/source/ (only some version available)

Mailing List (lkml)

Item Link
List E-mail Address linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subscriptions (List Home) http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Archives (Aims Group) http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel
Archives (lkml.org) http://lkml.org/
Archives (as a Google group) http://www.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&group=linux.kernel
Archives (at Indiana University) http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/
Google search of Ind. Univ. archives of LKML Search
Summaries - (Kernel Traffic) http://kt.zork.net/kernel-traffic/index.html
Latest summary latest kernel-traffic issue

Repository access

Item Link
www.kernel.org http://www.kernel.org/git/

News

- Linux Weekly News, Kernel page - http://lwn.net/Kernel/

Changelog

Architecture Sites

MIPS

   - web site = http://www.linux-mips.org/wiki/Main_Page
   - mailing list = http://www.linux-mips.org/wiki/Net_Resources#Mailing_lists
   - Maintainer = Ralph Baechle
   - there's an alternate site on Source Forge
       - the site is: http://sourceforge.net/projects/linux-mips
       - Note that this is used for experimental stuff that hasn't been merged
         into the official mips tree by Ralph Baechle
   

ARM

   - web site = http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
   - cvs access = http://cvs.arm.linux.org.uk/
   - mailing list = http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/armlinux/mailinglists.php
       - wiki = http://www.linux-arm.org/
   - Maintainer = Russell King

PowerPC

   - web site = http://penguinppc.org/
   - mailing lists = http://penguinppc.org/about/community.php#lists
   - Git repository = kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulus/powerpc.git
   - Maintainer = Paul Mackerras
   - Power Macintosh Maintainer = Benjamin Herrenschmidt
   - cross-compiler mini-howto: http://penguinppc.org/embedded/cross-compiling/
   See the following for information on different linuxppc source trees available:
   http://www.penguinppc.org/dev/kernel.shtml

SH

   - older site = http://www.m17n.org/linux-sh/ (last news was Dec. 2001)
   - mailing list archives = http://www.m17n.org/linux-sh/ml/linux-sh-ja/
   (japanese - lots of activity)
   - mailing list archives = http://www.m17n.org/linux-sh/ml/linux-sh/
   (english - not much activity)
       - wiki = http://linux-sh.org/shwiki/FrontPage
       - Maintainer = Paul Mundt


Documentation

- Linux Device Drivers - 3rd Edition, online - http://lwn.net/images/pdf/LDD3/
- Rusty Russell's "Unreliable Guide to Locking" - http://kernelbook.sourceforge.net/kernel-locking.html

Cross-reference / code online