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Thursday, October 24 • 10:40am - 11:30am
How Not to Write X86 Platform Drivers - Darren Hart, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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The MinnowBoard has introduced a unique x86 platform to the hobbyist board space. With a lengthy list of connectivity options and expansion capabilities, many of the common approaches to writing x86 drivers were not a particularly good match as what is known as the base board configuration can change from board to board as inventors experiment. However, introducing board files and non-discoverable platform drivers to an architecture defined by a discoverable platform and single images is not the way forward.


Darren Hart

Linux Kernel Engineer, Intel
Darren maintains the Linux x86 platform drivers and represents Intel to the LF's Real-Time Working Group and OSADL's SIL2LinuxMP project. He is known for his previous technical leadership of the MinnowBoard program and Yocto Project Intel BSPs. Prior to Intel, he led the Real-Time Linux development team at IBM. Darren is a well known speaker at open source conferences on topics including PREEMPT_RT, Embedded Linux, Intel Platform Enabling, and... Read More →

Thursday October 24, 2013 10:40am - 11:30am

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