Courses/Computer Science/CPSC 457.F2014/Assignments
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Assignment 1: instruction tracing, ELF surgery, and process state
Released: Sept 24
Due: Oct 14 at 11:59pm MDT via SVN
NB: Before you start work on HW1, you may wish to read these chapters in Love's Linux Kernel Development book:
- Chapter 2 ("Getting Started With The Kernel")
- Chapter 6 ("Kernel Data Structures")
- Chapter 18 ("Debugging")
Also, for disassembly as a library see: http://udis86.sourceforge.net/
Assignment 2: Commenting Source Code, Adding System Calls, Modifying task_struct, Scripting
Released: 8 Oct.
Due: 9 Nov, 11:59pm
Kernel data structures (for problem 3.C)
- read Love, Chapter 6.
Producing and applying patches:
Assignment 3: TBD
Released: 26 Oct
Due: 1 Dec