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Greg Kroah-Hartman

Category:Articles with hCards Greg Kroah-Hartman (GKH) is a Linux kernel developer. He is the current Linux kernel maintainer for the -stable branch,[1] the staging subsystem,[1] USB,[1] driver core, debugfs, kref, kobject, and the sysfs kernel subsystems,[1] Userspace I/O (with Hans J. Koch),[1] and TTY layer.[1] He also created linux-hotplug, the udev project, and the Linux Driver Project.[2] He worked for Novell in the SUSE Labs division and, as of 1 February 2012, works at the Linux Foundation.[3][4]

He is a co-author of Linux Device Drivers (3rd Edition)[5] and author of Linux Kernel in a Nutshell,[6] and used to be a contributing editor for Linux Journal. He also contributes articles to, the computing news site. Kroah-Hartman frequently helps in the documentation of the kernel and driver development through talks[7][8] and tutorials.[9][10] In 2006, he released a CD image of material to introduce a programmer to working on Linux device driver development.[11] Kroah-Hartman has been a strong advocate of a stable kernel–user space API.[12]



External links

  • Greg Kroah-Hartman's blog
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman's Linux page
  • Linux JournalList of articles written by Greg Kroah-Hartman in
  • List of articles written by Greg Kroah-Hartman in LWN
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman's HOWTO article on Linux kernel development
  • Linux Driver Project
  • Video with Greg Kroah-Hartman at Hannover Industry Trade Fair, Germany, May 2008
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman Linux Plumbers Keynote (video)

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