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Friday, October 25 • 9:30am - 10:10am
Keynote - Embedded Build Systems Panel - Tim Bird, Sony Mobile; Ross Burton, Intel; Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons; Karim Yaghmour, Opersys; Jeff Osier-Mixon, Intel (Moderator)

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Embedded Linux isn't like "normal" Linux, which is available in tidy little distros where someone else makes all the tough decisions about what gets included. In the embedded world, the developer decides everything from the system content to the method for building that
content into a cohesive package, and very often that same developer also makes decisions about the hardware. This is one busy developer. So in that context, the question of "which embedded Linux is best?" takes on many facets. Which kernel, which packages, and which drivers? Which build system is best, and under which circumstances? Should I start with Buildroot, use a pre-designed solution like Android, follow emerging standards like the Yocto Project, or just DIY - which even some large corporations do? This panel brings together a team of four seasoned embedded engineers to discuss how they make decisions and solve problems.

Panelists:
DIY: Tim Bird
Android: Karim Yaghmour
Buildroot: Thomas Petazzoni
Yocto Project: Ross Burton 

Moderators
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Jeffrey Osier-Mixon

Open Source Program Manager, Linux Foundation
Jeffrey "Jefro" Osier-Mixon is a fixture at open source conferences. He has worked as technical contributor in FOSS since the early 1990s, and as a community manager and program manager at Intel since 2011. Jefro is on the program committee for the Embedded Linux Conference series... Read More →

Speakers
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Tim Bird

Senior Software Engeineer, Sony Mobile
Tim Bird is a Senior Staff Software Engineer for Sony Corporation, where he helps Sony improve the Linux kernel for use in Sony's products. Tim is also the Chair of the Architecture Group of the CE Working Group of the Linux Foundation. Tim has been working with Linux for over 20... Read More →
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Ross Burton

Software Engineer, Intel
Ross Burton is a Software Engineer at Intel, who started working on Poky a decade ago at OpenedHand, and ten years later still can't stop working on build systems.
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Thomas Petazzoni

Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons)
Thomas Petazzoni is CTO and embedded Linux developer at Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons). He is a co-maintainer of the Buildroot project and also a contributor to the Linux kernel, helping adding support for Marvell ARM processors.
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Karim Yaghmour

CEO, Opersys inc.
Karim is part serial entrepreneur, part unrepentant geek. He's most widely know for his O'Reilly books: "Building Embedded Linux Systems" and "Embedded Android". As an active member of the open source community since the mid-90's, he pioneered the world of Linux tracing with the Linux... Read More →


Friday October 25, 2013 9:30am - 10:10am
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