I am Dave Jing Tian, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University working on system security. My research involves embedded systems, operating systems, trusted and confidential computing, and hardware security and trust. All opinions are my own.
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Adding a new syscall into Linux kernel would be tricky for the beginners (like myself), especially considering the kernel source tree structure changes among different versions. It seems most of the online tutorials focusing on older versions of kernel (2.6.X) … Continue reading
This post gives a sample file used to play with Linux kernel linked list <linux/list.h>, as well as a makefile used to build this kernel module. lsmod, insmod, rmmod and dmesg are needed. The reference is the book “Operating System … Continue reading
Brief intro to Linux kernel compiling and updating, as well as Linux kernel module compiling, loading and removing. The Linux kernel we are playing with is 3.8.4. 1. Linux kernel compiling and updating Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install wget sudo apt-get … Continue reading