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Monday, October 5
 

10:30

BoFs: kernelci.org: Upstream Kernel Testing - Kevin Hilman, Linaro
The kernelci.org project is currently doing hundreds of boot tests for upstream kernels on a wide variety of hardware. This BoF will provide a very brief overview of kernelci.org and then be a forum for discussion and feature requests.

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Hilman

Kevin Hilman

co-founder, Sr. Engineer, BayLibre
Kevin has been a Linux user since 1994, and a kernel hacker since 1999 when he started writing drivers and working on kernel ports to new embedded platforms. He has been a driver/kernel developer for Equator Technologies, MontaVista, Texas Instruments, Linaro and currently a co-founder... Read More →


Monday October 5, 2015 10:30 - 11:20
Wicklow Hall 2A
 
Tuesday, October 6
 

18:30

Device Mainlining BOF
The purpose of this session is to review the current status of kernel support for various SoCs used throughout the embedded Linux industry, and evaluate and discuss ways to improve mainline support for them. The current activities of the CE Workgroup Device Mainlining project will be presented. Some of the items discussed will be:
1) best-practices for mainlining that have been proposed
2) tools for upstream analysis
3) ways to help weary maintainers
Come learn about this issue, and see what can be done to improve mainline support for your favorite processor, going forward.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Bird

Tim Bird

Senior Software Engeineer, Sony Mobile
Tim Bird is a Senior Staff Software Engineer for Sony Corporation, where he helps Sony improve the Linux kernel for use in Sony's products. Tim is also the Chair of the Architecture Group of the CE Working Group of the Linux Foundation. Tim has been working with Linux for over 20... Read More →


Tuesday October 6, 2015 18:30 - 19:20
Wicklow Hall 2B

18:30

Device Tree NG BoF
Device Tree development seems to be accelerating, and new concepts are being introduced (and I am one of the parties responsible).
A BoF that addresses the new kernel facilities will be helpful to embedded developers that want to use it.
Topics covered:
* Device Tree Overlays
* Device Tree Changesets
* Device Tree variants (quirks) for significantly reducing the number of DTs for minor board differences.
* Using Device Tree for device dependencies and fixing the probe order mess.
* Dynamic Device Tree node generation for probeable devices.
* Writing a Device Tree Overlay manager for your own board.

and more.

Speakers
avatar for Pantelis Antoniou

Pantelis Antoniou

Kernel Engineer, Konsulko Group
Pantelis Antoniou has been an active Linux kernel developer for more than 14 years, working for companies like Texas Instruments, Mentor Graphics and NVIDIA. He is a founder and senior staff software architect at Konsulko Group. Having brought many Linux based products to market... Read More →


Tuesday October 6, 2015 18:30 - 19:20
Wicklow Hall 1

18:30

Yocto Project & OpenEmbedded BoF
Got a question, comment, gripe, praise, or other communication for the Yocto Project and/or OpenEmbedded? Or maybe you'd just like to learn more about these projects and their influence on the world of embedded Linux? Feel free to join us for an informal BoF.

Speakers
avatar for Jeffrey Osier-Mixon

Jeffrey Osier-Mixon

Program Manager, The Linux Foundation
Jefro worked as a technical writer and developer in both software and hardware for more than 20 years, focused on open source since 1992, and he has been a leader in Linux Foundation projects since 2011. He is currently a program manager at Linux Foundation helping to make open source... Read More →


Tuesday October 6, 2015 18:30 - 19:20
Wicklow Hall 2A
 
Wednesday, October 7
 

15:00

BoFs: MinnowBoard
A simple meet, greet and talk about the cool things people are doing with MinnowBoard and MinnowBoard MAX. We'll likely discuss everything from robotics to UAVs, industrial systems and possibly even data centers and clustering.

Speakers
JH

John Hawley

Open Source Developer, VMware - OSPO - OSTC
John 'Warthog9' Hawley led the system administration team on kernel.org for nearly a decade. His other exploits include working on Syslinux, OpenSSI, a caching Gitweb, and patches to bind to enable GeoDNS. He's the author of PXE Knife, Boot Boot, as well as SyncDiff(erent) a state-full... Read More →


Wednesday October 7, 2015 15:00 - 15:50
Wicklow Hall 2B