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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.

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Darren Hart

Sr Director, VMware Open Source Technology Center
Darren is the Sr Director of the Open Source Technology Center at VMware. He leads the engineering team in their efforts to contribute to open-source projects as well as role model and advocate for open source engineering best practices at VMware and in the projects they contribute... Read More →

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

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