September 13-16, 2022
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Wednesday, September 14 • 12:10 - 12:50
How to Report Your Linux Kernel Bug - Thorsten Leemhuis, Freelancer

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Bad bug reports are the first to be ignored by stressed kernel developers. This talk will teach you how to dramatically reduce this risk, as it will outline how to prepare and submit a decent bug report to the Linux developers; this will include describing a few common errors a lot of people make when reporting issues with the kernel. You'll also learn which Linux bugs are unlikely to be addressed, as reporting such issues might be a waste of your time. You’ll learn about the other side of the spectrum, too: which kind of bugs kernel developers have to fix quickly, as they otherwise risk getting into trouble with Linus Torvalds himself.

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Thorsten Leemhuis

Freelancer, Freelancer
Thorsten is the Linux kernel's regression tracker. He also wrote the texts on reporting bugs and handling regressions found in the kernel's documentation. In Fedora-land Thorsten is known for his many contribution to the project and related areas during the Fedora's first century... Read More →

Wednesday September 14, 2022 12:10 - 12:50 IST
Auditorium (Level 3)