When building for embedded systems, you don’t want to create and maintain yet another distro (yocto, buildroot), but rely on the maintainers of an existing one, e.g. Debian.
DRM = Direct Rendering Manager = framework for display related drivers. Samsung wants to extend it with support for some picture processing steps.
What tools are needed for FPGA development, and what is available in open source? Why is there so little in open source?
Linus is the maintainer of the GPIO subsystem. What has happened since the gpiolib subsystem was introduced in 2006?
This is an update of the talk Sean gave in Dublin ELC-E 2015. Sean revived the shared logging work from earlier implementations. Shared logging means that the kernel can access the logs of the bootloader and vice versa, and this over multiple boot cycles. A debugging tool for helping to debug the boot.
Boris is working on various aspects of MTD (NAND drivers, UBI, UBIFS) and is reworking some of the infrastructure. With this talk, he wants to explain his plans and get feedback on them.
The Internet of Things and Life Beyond Linux – Wolfgang Mauerer, Technical University Regensburg/Siemens AG
What are the changes that Linux has to face to deal with IoT devices? What alternatives to Linux are usable today (i.e., open source🙂.