|Type of site||News|
|Created by||Jeremy Andrews|
|Alexa rank||232,882 (April 2013[update])|
News stories usually consisted of a summary of a recent discussion from a development mailing list (Linux kernel mailing list) followed by the entire contents of several messages from the discussion. Each story had moderated threaded discussion attached to it. The site also included a forum for general discussion of computing topics.
The site was operated by Jeremy Andrews.
 Current status
The site has not been active since 12 April 2010, only 12 days after it became active again after a full year without any news items (except a note about upgrading the site engine, Drupal).
KernelTrap has been referenced in several books.
- Linux Kernel Development by Robert Love
- Red Hat Linux 9 Bible by Christopher Negus
- SUSE Linux 10.0 Unleashed by Mike McCallister
- Measuring Information Systems Delivery Quality by Evan W. Duggan and Han Reichgelt