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Thursday, October 24 • 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Going Linux on Massive Multicore - Marta Rybczynska, Kalray

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Multicore platforms have become Linux common environment. The next stage is hundreds of cores in one chip, what brings its own specific challenges and opportunities. In this talk we present the state of the work in progress on porting Linux to a part of Kalray's 256-core MPPA256 platform. We explain why it is a part of it, cover the subject of the effort to bring Linux to the MPPA's K1 VLIW core and then describe the peripheral support with the distributed device driver model, multi-stage boot process and performance-critical Network-on-Chip device support. This presentation intends to provide the developers basic information on massive multicore and the new subjects that must be addressed in Linux in the massive multicore world.


Marta Rybczynska

Software Engineer, Kalray
Marta Rybczynska has network security background and 10 years of experience in embedded development. She has been working with embedded operating systems like Linux and various real-time ones, system libraries and frameworks up to user interfaces. Currently she is working at Kalray on the device drivers and operating systems on the massive multicore MPPA256 platform. She has experience with presentations on both scientific and free software... Read More →

Thursday October 24, 2013 4:30pm - 5:20pm

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