ELC Europe 2014 Presentations

Presenters, Demo-ers, Participants: Thanks very much for your participation in Linux Foundation's Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2014.

This page is for collecting the presentations that were made at the conference. During and after the conference we will collect materials from the presenters and place them here. Please watch this page if you are interested in a particular presentation - and if it doesn't show up, please send me an email and we'll try to track it down.

Table of Presentations

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Session Description



Day 1, 11:15am

The Orc Quest for Better Embedded Multimedia Performance Adding MIPS support to liborc

Guillaume Emont, Igalia


Enhancing Real-Time Capabilities with the PRU

Ron Birkett, Texas Instruments


Performance Analysis Using the Perf Suite

Mans Rullgard

The MIPS Creator CI20 Developer Board: Firing Up the Community & Melting Servers

Ian Oliver, Imagination Technologies

Is SSH Really Secure?

Peter Tornberg, Fox Technologies

How to Collaborate on Linux Kernel Development

Mauro Carvalho Chehab, Samsung

Day 1, 12:15am

12 Lessons Learnt in Boot Time Reduction

Andrew Murray, Embedded Bits Limited


Case Study: Building a High Quality Video Pipeline Using GStreamer & V4Linux on an i.MX6

Sean Hudson, Mentor Graphics


Overcoming Obstacles to Contributing to Linux

Tim Bird, Sony Mobile


What Can Possibly Go Wrong?

Konrad Zapalowicz, Cybercom Poland

Day 1, 2:30pm

Bluetooth Low Energy and Internet of Things

Marcel Holtmann, Intel

Open Source Medical Accessories

Philip Verbist, XsOnline Rocky De Wiest, Belgian Defence

Transactional Device Tree & Overlays: Making Reconfigurable Hardware Work

Pantelis Antoniou, NVIDIA


Coming Soon, an Open Source Project Near You - the Linaro LNG Open Data Plane Initiative

Michael Christofferson, Enea

Day 1, 3:30pm

A Double-Agent Developer: ARM vs x86

David Anders, CircuitCo


Choosing your System C Library

Khem Raj, Comcast

High Performance NFV Infrastructure (NFVI): DPDK Host Applications with Neutron/OpenStack and VNF Acceleration

Vincent Jardin, 6WIND

Tutorial: Setting up - Embedded Edition

Steve Rostedt, Red Hat


Day 1, 4:30pm

Pairing WebKit and Wayland for Linux-Based Embedded Web Content Presentation Systems

Žan Doberšek, Igalia


Redundant booting with U-Boot

Thomas Rini, Texas Instruments


Software Defined Storage: Changing the Rules for Storage Architects

Ric Wheeler, Red Hat

Day 1, 5:30pm

BoFs: Coreboot

Moderated By Ronald G. Minnich, Google

BoFs: What are the Technical Issues on Linux For IoT

Shinsuke Kato, Panasonic Bryant Eastham, Panasonic

BoFs: Yocto Project / OpenEmbedded

Tracey Erway, Intel

BoFs: TPM Subsystem

Peter Huewe

BoFs: First Failure Data Capture for Linux

Michael Holzheu

Michael Müller, IBM

Day 2, 9:00am

Embedded Android Workshop

Karim Yaghmour, Opersys


Day 2, 11:15am

Building Tools From The Outside In: Bringing User-Centered Design to Embedded Linux

Belen Barros Pena, Intel


Introduction to Skia: A Modern 2D Graphics Library

Eduardo Lima, Igalia


The DRM/KMS Subsystem From a Newbie's Point of View

Boris Brezillon, Free Electrons


Using Embedded Linux for Infrastructure Systems

Yoshitake Kobayashi

Use "strace" to Understand Linux

Harald König, Bosch-Sensortec GmbH

Day 2, 12:15am

Chromium OS Audio System

Dylan Reid, Google


prpl Foundation / OpenWrt Panel

Kathy Giori, Qualcomm Atheros Felix Fietkau, OpenWrt Mathieu Olivari, Qualcomm Atheros Luka Perkov, OpenWrt

Tuning Android for low RAM

Chris Simmonds

u-root: A Go-Based binutils Providing Scripting Convenience and Compiled-Program Performance

Ronald G. Minnich, Google


Kernel Hacking for Hobbyists - An Outsider's Perspective

Manuel Schölling

Linux Performance Tools

Brendan Gregg, Netflix

Testing Video4Linux Applications and Drivers

Hans Verkuil, Cisco

Day 2, 2:30pm

Compressing Strings of the Kernel

Wolfram Sang

Demystifying Android's Security Underpinings

Karim Yaghmour, Opersys


Embedded GPUs: A Case For Open Source Drivers

Lucas Stach, Pengutronix

Generic PHY Framework: An Overview

Kishon Vijay Abraham, Texas Instruments


Square Pegs in Round holes, or System Level Performance Data and perf

Pawel Moll, ARM

x86 Instruction Encoding and Nasty Hacks We Do in the Linux Kernel

Borislav Petkov, SUSE

Day 2, 3:30am

Supporting a New ARM Platform: The Allwinner Example

Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons


Systemd for Embedded Linux - Challenges and Opportunities

Michael Olbrich, Pengutronix


Two years of ARM SoC Support Mainlining: Lessons Learned

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons


USB and the Real World

Alan Ott


UserModeLinux Status Report

Richard Weinberger, Sigma Star GmbH

Where is My Crystal Ball?

Daniel Lezcano, Linaro

Day 2, 4:30am

Cycle Accurate Profiling With Perf

Pawel Moll, ARM


EFL - A UI Toolkit Designed for the Embedded World

Cedric Bail, Samsung


LTSI: Status and Plans For Long-Term Stable Kernel

Tsugikazu Shibata, NEC

Hisao Munakata, Renesas


Real Safe Times in the Jailhouse Hypervisor

Jan Kiszka, Siemens


Automated Linux Kernel Crash Infrastructure - Eye In the Digital Sky

Igor Ljubuncic, Intel

Day 3, 11:15am

Fast Boot: Profiling and Analysis Methods and Tools

Christopher Hallinan, Mentor Embedded

Introduction to prpl Foundation

Art Swift, prpl Foundation

Leveraging Open-Source Power Measurement Standard Solution

Patrick Titiano


Using Linux Throughout the Complete UAV Stack

Koen Kooi, Linaro


Ftrace Kernel Hooks: More Than Just Tracing

Steven Rostedt, Red Hat

Using Persistent Memory Effectively

Matthew Wilcox, Intel

Day 3, 12:15am

High-Speed Data Acquisition With the Linux I/O Framework

Lars-Peter Clausen, Analog Devices


Porting Linux to a New Architecture

Marta Rybczynska, Kalray


ACPI And Device Trees - Friends Or Foes?

Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel OTC

Automatic NUMA Balancing

Rik van Riel, Red Hat

Stateless Systems, Factory Reset, Golden Master Systems and systemd

Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

Day 3, 2:30pm

devicetree: Kernel Internals and Practical Troubleshooting

Frank Rowand, Sony Mobile


Mastering the DMA and IOMMU APIs

Laurent Pinchart, Renesas


Software Update in Embedded Systems

Stefano Babic, DENX


How to Design a Linux Kernel API

Michael Kerrisk,

Scaling Userspace @ Facebook

Ben Maurer, Facebook

Day 3, 3:30pm

Buildroot: A Deep Dive Into The Core

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons


rtmux: A Thin Multiplexer To Provide Hard Realtime Applications For Linux

Jim Huang, ITRI


Secure and flexible boot with U-Boot Bootloader

Marek Vašu, DENX


First Glimpse at Shingled Drives

Hannes Reinecke, SUSE Labs

Day 3, 4:30pm

BoFs: Device Tree Next Steps

Grant Likely, Linaro

Tame the USB Gadgets Talkative Beast

Krzysztof Opasiak, Samsung


Tizen-Meta as Security and Connectivity Layers For Yocto Project

Dominig ar Foll, Intel


Linux Kernel Tinification

Josh Triplett, Intel

Systematic Testing of Fault Handling Code in Linux Kernel

Alexey Khoroshilov, Russian Academy of Sciences

Day 3, 5:30pm

Closing Game

Tim Bird, Sony Mobile

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