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Thursday, October 24 • 11:40am - 12:30pm
Maintainer's Diary - We Have a Scaling Problem - Wolfram Sang, Consultant

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It surely is a great thing that so many vendors started to contribute to the Linux Kernel and hobbyists still add a lot of value. While the amount of contributors steadily increases, the amount of reviewers does not raise at the same level, sadly. This will cause trouble, be it that some subsystem becomes a bottleneck or patches with questionable quality enter the kernel. In his presentation, Wolfram talks about the status quo of the subsystems needed for a typical SoC. The audience will learn about their "latencies", other specialities, and where problems might be waiting. Adding personal experience from the I2C subsystem, recommendations are given on personal level and also on a bigger scale.


Wolfram Sang

Kernel Developer, Consultant
Wolfram Sang has been working as a Linux kernel developer for embedded systems since 2008. He maintains the I2C subsystem and works as a consultant, mainly for the Renesas Upstream Kernel Team. Programming since his childhood, he still hacks his machines from the 80s, especially the C64. When not using computers, he is interested in ecological topics, likes cooking and tries to keep his Japanese alive. He has spoken at various conferences like... Read More →

Thursday October 24, 2013 11:40am - 12:30pm

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