I'm very much involved in the scene of goumoens-la-ville (doing theatre) and
I must admit I don't write enough patches.The first real pride of mine in
this area was fixing, well, not really, almost beeing able to fix a bug
in... the linux kernel (waouw, tremendous!).
it was about a kernel lockup when booting on some hardware.
I've spent one night a one day investing, adding printk, recompiling,
rebooting, pressing the reset button.
it was in the keyboard driver (rocket science, the keyboard driver).
Almost came with a patch (after some guidance from some genuinely nice folks
on the LK mailing-list) to notice that
when connecting both the mouse and the keyboard, not just the keyboard, the
problem was solved (ohhh shit almost became famous).
I threw away my patch, plugged the mouse, swallowed my pride, and, well,
life is not too bad like this either.
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