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 http://ftp.arm.linux.org.uk/pub/armlinux/kernel/git-cur/ and ftp://ftp.arm.linux.org.uk/pub/armlinux/kernel/git-cur/ with currently accepted patches queued up in it. Very handy, especially for offline use.