Author Archives: James Bottomley

VFIO/IOMMU/PCI Microconference Accepted into Linux Plumbers Conference

Following on from the successful PCI Microconference at Plumbers last year we’re pleased to announce a follow on this year with an expanded scope. The agenda this year will focus on overlap and common development between VFIO/IOMMU/PCI subsystems, and in particular how consolidation of the shared virtual memory(SVM) API can drive an even tighter coupling […]

Power Management and Energy-awareness Microconference Accepted into Linux Plumbers Conference

Following on from the successful Power Management and Energy-awareness at Plumbers last year we’re pleased to announce a follow on this year. The agenda this year will focus on a range of topics including CPUfreq core improvements and schedutil governor extensions, how to best use scheduler signals to balance energy consumption and performance and user […]

Containers Microconference accepted into Linux Plumbers Conference

Following on from the Containers Microconference last year, we’re pleased to announce there will be a follow on at Plumbers in Los Angeles this year. The agenda for this year will focus on unsolved issues and other problem areas in the Linux Kernel Container interfaces with the goal of allowing all container runtimes and orchestration […]

RDMA Microconference Accepted into the Linux Plumbers Conference

Following on from the successful RDMA Microconference last year, which resulted in a lot of fruitful discussions we’re pleased to announce there will be a follow on at Plumbers in Los Angeles this year. In addition to looking at the usual kernel core gaps and ABI issues, Documentation and testing, we’ll also be looking at […]

Linux Kernel Memory Model Workshop Accepted into Linux Plumbers Conference

A good understanding of the Linux kernel memory model is essential for a great many kernel-hacking and code-review tasks.  Unfortunately, the current documentation (memory-barriers.txt) has been said to frighten small children, so this workshop’s goal is to demystify this memory model, including hands-on demos of the tools, help installing/running the tools, and help constructing appropriate […]

Today is the very last day for Plumbers refereed track submissions

The submission site https://linuxplumbersconf.org/2017/ocw/events/LPC2017TALKS/proposals Will close at midnight pacific tonight  

Submission deadline for Linux Plumbers Conference refereed track proposals extended by a week

The deadline for submitting refereed track proposals for the 2017 Linux Plumbers Conference has been extended until 13 May at 11:59PM Pacific Time.  The refereed track will have 50-minute presentations on a specific aspect of Linux “plumbing” (e.g. core libraries, media creation/playback, display managers, init systems, kernel APIs/ABIs, etc.) that are chosen by the LPC […]

Android/Mobile Microconference Accepted into Linux Plumbers Conference

Android continues to find interesting new applications and problems to solve, both within and outside the mobile arena.  Mainlining continues to be an area of focus, as do a number of areas of core Android functionality, including the kernel.  Other areas where there is ongoing work include eBPF, Lowmemory alternatives, the Android emulator, and SDCardFS. […]

Linux Plumbers Conference Call for Refereed Presentations

We are pleased to announce the Call for Refereed Presentation Proposals for the 2017 edition of the Linux Plumbers Conference, which will be held in Los Angeles, CA, USA on 13-15 September in conjunction with The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit. Refereed Presentations are 45 minutes in length and should focus on a specific aspect […]

Call for Microconferences

We are pleased to announce the Call for Microconferences for the 2017 edition of the Linux Plumbers Conference, which will be held in Los Angeles, CA on 13-15 September co-located with the Linux Foundation Open Source Summit. A microconference is a collection of collaborative sessions focused on problems in a particular area of the Linux […]