Category Archives: Announcements

LPC 2020 Survey Results

We had 185 responses to the Linux Plumbers survey in 2020, which, given the total number of conference registrants of 809, has provided confidence in the feedback. Given that the event was held virtually this year, it’s encouraging to see the community remaining engaged. So we are pleased to offer an especially heartfelt “thank you” […]

Announcing Town Hall #2: The Kernel Weather Report

Thank you to everyone who attended the Linux Plumbers town hall on June 25th. It was successful thanks to your participation. We’re pleased to announce another town hall on July 16th at 8am PST / 11am EST / 3pm GMT. This town hall will feature Jon Corbet of LWN giving “The Kernel Weather Report”. The […]

How to Join the LPC Town Hall

Please use the following link on Thursday June 25 2020 at 8am PDT/ 11am EDT/ 3pm GMT to join the LPC Town Hall: https://linuxplumbers.lwn.net/b/lin-rs8-zoh Note that no account is necessary! Please refer to the previous post about the Town Hall to get more info. See you there!

Registration for Linux Plumbers Conference 2020 is now open

Registration is now open for the 2020 edition of the Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC). It will be held August 24 – 28, virtually. Go to the attend page for more information. Note that the CFPs for microconferences, refereed track talks, and BoFs are still open, please see this page for more information. As always, please contact the organizing committee if […]

Kernel Dependability and Assurance Microconference Accepted into 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference

We are pleased to announce that the Kernel Dependability & Assurance Microconference has been accepted into the 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference! Linux is now being used in applications that are going to require a high degree of confidence that the kernel is going to behave as expected. Some of the key areas we’re seeing Linux […]

Announcing a Linux Plumbers Virtual Town Hall

The Linux Plumbers Committee is pleased to announce a Town Hall meeting on June 25 at 8am PDT/ 11am EDT/ 3pm GMT. This meeting serves two purposes. The first purpose is to test our remote conference set up. This is the first time we are holding Linux Plumbers virtually and while we can run simulated […]

Linux Plumbers Conference Registration Opening Postponed

The committee is relentlessly working on recreating online the Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC) experience that we have all come to appreciate, and take for granted, over the past few years. We had initially planned to open registration on June 15th. While travel planning is not one, there are still very many aspects of the conference […]

Real-time Microconference Accepted into 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference

We are pleased to announce that the Real-time Microconference has been accepted into the 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference! After another successful Real-time microconference at LPC last year, there’s still more to work to be done. The PREEMPT_RT patch set (aka “The Real-Time Patch”) was created in 2004 in the effort to make Linux into a […]

Scheduler Microconference Accepted into 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference

We are pleased to announce that the Scheduler Microconference has been accepted into the 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference! The scheduler is an important functionality of the Linux kernel as it decides what gets to run, when and for how long. With different topologies and workloads this is no easy task to give the user the […]

Containers and Checkpoint/Restore Microconference Accepted into 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference

We are pleased to announce that the Containers and Checkpoint/Restore Microconference has been accepted into the 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference! After another successful Containers Microconference last year , there’s still a lot more work to be done. Last year we discussed the intersection between the new mount api and containers, various new vfs features including […]

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