Tue, 10 Feb 2004 14:00 +1100

PhD

Enrolled in my PhD this afternoon. I now have a (still wet) ID card, a desk, a computer (which will be mroe useful once I have a LAN logon to go with it), and have been indoctrinated into the ways of the coffee machine. I should russle up a chat with my supervisor at some point…

FUSE

So, my PhD programme says that I should be reading a lot for at least the next six months. I’m taking that as an excuse to play around with some interesting bits of the kernel (having read about them), in order to have a toolbox of bits and pieces when the time comes to start real hacking.

FUSE is a kernel module and userspace library which helps you implement filesystems in userspace. I’m sure that this will come in handy for something (I’m toying with something at the moment, but it doesn’t compile here, so I wont talk about it for now).

Very very cool.