Monthly Archives: May 2017

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 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. […]