Greg Kroah-Hartman on kernel hacking

Monday, 19 June 2006, 2:54 PM EST

This is an interview with kernel coding guru Greg Kroah-Hartman. Famous for his work on drivers and the Linux USB subsystem, Greg now works for Novell doing what he loves - hacking the kernel.

LXF: Apart from the potential 'signed off by' thing, how do you think the SCO lawsuit has affected development, if at all?

GKH: It might have affected Linux as far as the way that people perceive it, and use it, and in enterprises and in embedded and everywhere else, but as far as development goes, it didn't stop us at all. Our names got put on a few lawsuits and we had to talk to a bunch of lawyers, but that's about it.

At Linux Format.

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