The kernel of operating systems popularly known as Linux, or sometimes GNU/Linux.

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Kernel can't find /dev/sda file during boot

I configured a gentoo kernel (kernel-2.6.36-gentoo-r5), but when I boot it can't mount /dev/sda1: ALERT! /dev/sda1 does not exist . Dropping to a shell . I use the shell to go to the /dev ...
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Linux Kernel: Good beginners' tutorial

I'm interested in modifying the kernel internals, applying patches, handling device drivers and modules, for my own personal fun. Is there a comprehensive resource for kernel hacking, intended for ...
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Understanding the Linux kernel source

I am trying to understand how a function, say mkdir, works by looking at the kernel source. This is an attempt to understand the kernel internals and navigate between various functions. I know mkdir ...