The Linux kernel needs a case sensitive filesystem

The Linux kernel source relies on a case sensitive filesystem. If you attempt to get the sources via git this will manifest as an error along the lines of: fatal: Entry ‘include/linux/netfilter/xt_CONNMARK.h There are several header files like this the names of which differ only in case and just can’t be represented on a filesystem […]

ARM Linux git tree

It’s surprisingly poorly advertised but there is an ARM Linux git tree available from and with currently accepted patches queued up in it. Very handy, especially for offline use.