Regarding LFX Mentorship
b18010 at students.iitmandi.ac.in
Sat Jul 17 08:36:05 UTC 2021
The Maintainers file contains the best practices to follow after making a
patch to the repository. It talks about testing that when we make changes
we should make these changes available to the community so that they can
provide their valuable feedback. The Maintainers file also talks about the
whom should we contact regarding a particular driver or security concern
and what security concerns should be made publicly available and what
concerns should be reported to the security team.
The maintainers list contains the list of the drivers and their respective
maintainers, reviewers, mailing lists and status etc.
Maintainers and Reviewers of drivers in the mentee tasks:
ACPI PMIC DRIVERS
Rafael J. Wysock" <rjw at rjwysocki.net>
Len Brown <lenb at kernel.org>
Andy Shevchenko <andy at kernel.org>
Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg at linux.intel.com>
2. ADF7242 IEEE 802.15.4 RADIO DRIVER
Maintainer: Michael Hennerich <michael.hennerich at analog.com>
3. AFFS FILE SYSTEM
Maintainer: David Sterba <dsterba at suse.com>
4. DOCUMENTATION REPORTING ISSUES
Maintainer: Thorsten Leemhuis <linux at leemhuis.info>
5. MEDIA INPUT INFRASTRUCTURE (V4L/DVB)
Maintainer: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at kernel.org>
6. P54 WIRELESS DRIVER
Maintainer: Christian Lamparter <chunkeey at googlemail.com>
7. SCTP PROTOCOL
Vlad Yasevich <vyasevich at gmail.com>
Neil Horman <nhorman at tuxdriver.com>
Marcelo Ricardo Leitner <marcelo.leitner at gmail.com>
8. SOUND - DMAENGINE HELPERS
Maintainer: Lars-Peter Clausen <lars at metafoo.de>
9.. USB "USBNET" DRIVER FRAMEWORK
Maintainer: Oliver Neukum <oneukum at suse.com>
10. VIRTIO FILE SYSTEM
Vivek Goyal <vgoyal at redhat.com>
Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha at redhat.com>
Miklos Szeredi <miklos at szeredi.hu>
I have attached a pdf file for your reference as well.
Thanks and Regards
On Sat, Jul 17, 2021 at 1:25 PM Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com>
> On Sat, Jul 17, 2021 at 9:28 AM Ashutosh Sharma
> <b18010 at students.iitmandi.ac.in> wrote:
> > Dear Sir,
> > I am Ashutosh Sharma currently a senior studying Computer Science and
> Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, India. Sir, I got to
> know about the Linux Kernel: Mining for Maintainers project from the LFX
> Mentorship Program website. I am really excited about the project. I have
> applied for the project on the website. Now, I am writing this email to you
> regarding the mentee tasks.
> > Sir, I have been an intern at Amazon where I worked on AWS, Java and
> React. Other than that I have also worked as a student developer in Google
> Summer of Code 2020 under The Mifos Initiative organisation. Currently, I
> am looking for more opportunities to challenge myself and learn new skills.
> > Hoping for a positive response from your side.
> Please always CC linux-kernel-mentees at lists.linuxfoundation.org.
> Thanks for your interest.
> For the mentee selection, please work on the following exercise:
> First, download the kernel git repository and compile the kernel with
> the x86-defconfig build configuration.
> There is a file called MAINTAINERS in the root directory of the git
> repository. Read the introduction at the beginning of the MAINTAINERS
> file and understand the content in the file and its organisation.
> Explain in your words: What is stored in the MAINTAINERS file?
> Now, search for specific MAINTAINER entries; Please answer: Who are
> the maintainers and reviewers of the following sections?
> ACPI PMIC DRIVERS
> ADF7242 IEEE 802.15.4 RADIO DRIVER
> AFFS FILE SYSTEM
> DOCUMENTATION REPORTING ISSUES
> MEDIA INPUT INFRASTRUCTURE (V4L/DVB)
> P54 WIRELESS DRIVER
> SCTP PROTOCOL
> SOUND - DMAENGINE HELPERS
> USB "USBNET" DRIVER FRAMEWORK
> VIRTIO FILE SYSTEM
> Please let me know about your answers and always send your responses
> to the linux-kernel-mentees mailing list.
> After that first exercise, exercises 2 and 3 will follow.
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