Interview: Jens Axboe, Linux Kernel Hacker

In this interview, Jens talks about how he got interested in Linux, how he became the maintainer of the block layer and other block devices, and what’s involved in being a maintainer. He describes his work on IO schedulers, offering an indepth look at the design and current status of the CFQ scheduler, including a peek at what’s in store for the future. He conveys his excitement about the new splice IO model, explaining how it came about and how it works. And he discusses the current 2.6 kernel development process, the impact of git, and why the GPL is important to him.”


  1. 2007-01-30 6:07 pm
    • 2007-01-30 7:16 pm
  2. 2007-01-31 3:52 am