GLUGOT Meeting - February 2005

Date : 19-02-2005
Time : 10:00.A.M to 12:00
Venue : Z0 Hall, CSE,TCE
Name of the Speaker : S.Senthil Kumaran and Mr. Amalan Joe Steeve
Title of the talk : Microkernel Development Basics
Minutes of the Meeting :
The meeting was on Microkernel Development Basics. The topics which were covered are paging, booting process, GDT, bochs emulator and howtos. There were many participants from KLN, TCE, NITT, also there was a member of GLUG-Madurai who is working in Southern Railways. During the questions session questions were asked about enabling the A-20 pin.

Continuing a basic explanation given by S. Senthil Kumaran, Mr. Amalan Joe Steeve gave an insight about this address pin. And there were many questions on GDT,segmentation and Multiboot kernel (about the standard).

After the session the movie "The Code" was screened. The Code is about the evolution of the Linux operating system and the Free Software Foundation. The movie was interesting and went on for an hour.