Real-Time Linux Users Discussion

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60 Minute BoF session
Scheduled: Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 5:30 – 6:30pm in Platinum C

One Line Summary

Open discussion with Real-Time Linux users, developers, and the stable RT maintainer.


Informal face to face forum to discuss user experiences, issues, and feature requests, together with the developers and the stable maintainer.

The agenda will be led by the group, but we can get things started with a PREEMPT_RT status update, including what has been merged, what has been added, and what remains to merge into mainline.


realtime, Real-time, rt


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    Darren Hart



    Darren is a Director and Open Source Architect at the VMware Open Source Technology Center. He is the Linux kernel maintainer for x86 platform drivers. He previously, at Intel, served as the MinnowBoard program architect, providing technical technical direction to the original MinnowBoard, MAX, and Turbot boards. As the Yocto Project BSP technical lead, he redesigned the BSPs for Intel processors and wrote the manual for Yocto Project kernel development. Prior to Intel, at IBM, Darren led the Real-Time Linux development team where he focused on real-time scheduling and IPC mechanisms. Darren is a well known speaker at open source conferences on topics including PREEMPT_RT, Embedded Linux, Platform Enabling, Functional Safety, and Open Source development methodologies.

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    Steven Rostedt

    Red Hat


    Steven Rostedt has been working with the Linux kernel since 2001. He currently works for Red Hat working in their Messaging Real-time Grid (MRG) division. He created and maintains Ftrace, the official Linux kernel tracer, and is the current real-time kernel stable maintainer.