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Dr. WiFi. Linux kernel hacker at Red Hat. Networking, XDP, etc. He/Him.

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen

Right, so I guess it's time for a slightly belated #introduction

I'm a Linux kernel hacker at Red Hat, working on the networking and BPF subsystems. I maintain the sch_cake qdisc and the ath9k WiFi driver, and also dabble in userspace code, most notably the Flent network testing tool and the libxdp library.

I'm also an academic, at least in spirit. Wrote my PhD thesis on fixing #bufferbloat in wired and WiFi networks (get your free copy here: https://bufferbloat-and-beyond.net/ ), and I keep in touch with the academic world through the Red Hat Research programme.

I contribute to FLOSS for both moral and pragmatic reasons: gifting our software to the world is the way we leave this world a bit better than we found it. I consider "proprietary" to be a derogatory term, and loathe the term "IP".

Oh, and I'm the proud "father" of Marvin, the cutest teenage Rhodesian Ridgeback (that's a dog breed)!
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Toke Høiland-Jørgensen

Okay, why on earth did I think it was a good idea to start playing with this fediverse thing at such an hour? It's now 2am, and I should definitely set this aside until tomorrow! 😅🙈

Good night everyone!
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If you're in the MAINTAINERS file, you can have a social.kernel.org account (but only if you need one -- no need to go around collecting fediverse accounts if you don't intend to use them). Send a request to helpdesk@kernel.org.
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Toke Høiland-Jørgensen

Hello, world! 🤓
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