james.toy at bc.edu
Sun Feb 5 06:16:37 PST 2006
i could also use some help on the ADB project...i finally got
interrupts to work on the CUDA PMU...but i suppose you will be able
to help me on that later down the road... =p....its driving me
crazy...but i refuse to give up on the project
On 4 Feb 2006, at 00-47-60GMT-05:00, Joseph Koshy wrote:
>> I am a newbie to freebsd. But i do like to
>> contribute to the development of this OS. Kindly can
> Excellent. You might want to start with FreeBSD/ia32
> if you are new to FreeBSD.
>> somebody tell me where to start. I am a programmer, so
>> i guess i can catch up bitter faster if somebody
>> directs me to proper start. I do like to start with
>> 32bit compilation of this OS and understanding its
>> flow. So I need help here.
> Basically do the following:
> * Start with the various Handbooks (Devel, Arch, User)
> published by the project.
> * Subscribe to the Freebsd-hackers and FreeBSD-current
> mailing lists to keep upto date.
> * Read up on how to mirror FreeBSD's sources and how
> to build the system from source.
> * Play around with 'make world' and 'make kernel'.
> Once you are upto speed, you can check out your understanding
> of the code by fixing some of the PRs (bugs) in FreeBSD's
> PR database.
> You can also contribute by porting applications and
> contributing documentation.
> FreeBSD Volunteer, http://people.freebsd.org/~jkoshy
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