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OTC CatchUp #179

Date: 13-04-2024

Duration: 4 hrs 34 mins

Topics Discussed

  • Pranav Dani talked about xv6 an operating system developed for teaching by MIT.

  • He talking about its simple file system and is implementing small file optimization and truncate in the OS.

  • Darshan Rander asked Pranav Dani where someone can draw a line between file system, kernel and OS. Pranav Dani kernel sits between file system and OS, a simple analogy would be kernel is the backend, while file system and OS are database and frontend respectively.

  • Pranav Dani also talked about kernel types.

  • We talked about social life of people living in US of the people in call.

    • Some are struggling to have friends while some have a good amount of friends.

  • Darshan Rander talked about Android Unknown Tracker alerts rollout to everyone a year later after announcing.

    • It alerts you if anyone has put a tracker on you on your phone.


  1. Aditya Oberai

  2. Bhavesh Kukreja

  3. Chirag Nayyar

  4. Darshan Rander

  5. Harsh Kapadia

  6. Kaustubh Khavnekar

  7. Pranav Dani

  8. Pratik Thakare

  9. Ramyak Mehra

  10. Swapnil Borkar

  11. Viranchee L

  12. jaden furtado

  13. Adarsh Kesharwani

  14. Amol Gawade

  15. Hrishikesh Dhuri

  16. Ishaan Parsone

  17. Jainisha Pathak

  18. Raghav Rathi

  19. Rahul Gandla

  20. Ram Naik

  21. Sahil Bansal

  22. Umang Malhotra

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