Author Archives: James Bottomley

Linux Plumbers Conference Unconference Schedule Announced

Since we only have six proposals, we can schedule them in the unconference session without any need for actual voting at breakfast.  On a purely random basis, the schedule will be: Unconference I: 09:30 Test driven development (TDD) in the kernel – Knut Omang 11:00 Support for adding DT based thermal zones at runtime – […]

New to Plumbers: Unconference on Friday

The hallway track is always a popular feature of Linux Plumbers Conference.  New ideas and solutions emerge all the time.  But sometimes you start a discussion, and want to pull others in before the conference ends, and just can’t quite make it work. This year, we’re trying an experiment at Linux Plumbers and reserving a […]

Linux Plumbers Conference Preliminary Schedule Published

You can see the schedule by clicking on the ‘schedule’ tab above or by going to this url http://www.linuxplumbersconf.org/2017/ocw/events/LPC2017/schedule If you’d like any changes, please email contact@linuxplumbersconf.org and we’ll see what we can do to accommodate your request. Please also remember that the schedule is subject to change.

Testing and Fuzzing Microconference Accepted into the Linux Plumbers Conference

We’re pleased to announce that newcomer Microconference Testing and Fuzzing will feature at Plumbers in Los Angeles this year. The Agenda will feature the three fuzzers used for the Linux Kernel (Trinity, Syzkaller and Perf) along with discussion of formal verification tools, discussion of how to test stable trees, testing frameworks and also a discussion […]

Tracing/BPF Microconference Accepted into the Linux Plumbers Conference

Following on from the successful Tracing 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 not focus only on tracing but also will include several topics around eBPF. As eBPF now interacts with tracing and there is still […]

Trusted Platform Module Microconference Accepted into the Linux Plumbers Conference

Following on from the TPM 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 a renewed attempt to unify the 2.0 TSS; cryptosystem integration to make TPMs just work for the average user; the current state […]

Scheduler Workloads Microconference Accepted into the Linux Plumbers Conference

New to Linux Plumbers Conference this year, the Scheduler Workloads Microconference will focus on understanding various workloads and their impact on the Linux Kernel Scheduler. The objective is to initiate a cross organizational and architectural discussion involving currently available (or in development) benchmarks and their effectiveness in evaluating the scheduler for these workloads. The agenda […]

Book Your Hotel for Plumbers by 18 August

As a reminder, we have a block of rooms at the JW Marriott LA Live available to attendees at the discounted conference rate of $259/night (plus applicable taxes). High speed internet is included in the room rate. Our discounted room rate expires on 5:00 pm PST on August 18. We encourage you to book today! […]

Late Registration Begins Soon

The late registration for Linux Plumbers conference begins on 31 July. If you want to take advantage of the standard registration fees, register now on this link. Standard registration is $550, late registration will be $650.

Checkpoint-Restart Microconference Accepted into the Linux Plumbers Conference

Following on from the successful Checkpoint-Restart Microconference last year, we’re pleased to announce that there will be another at Plumbers in Los Angeles this year. The agenda this year will focus on specific use cases of Checkpoint- Restart, such as High Performance Computing, state saving uses such as job scheduling and hot standby.  In addition […]