Wednesday, February 20 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Anatomy of an Embedded KMS Driver - Laurent Pinchart, Ideas on board SPRL

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Frame Buffer Device (FBDEV) has been the dominating embedded Linux display API for more than a decade. The tide is turning and Kernel Mode Setting (KMS) is now challenging that dominant position with major embedded vendors adopting KMS as their display API of choice.

Don't be left behind and discover in this talk all about KMS for embedded systems. We will go through the KMS API and learn how to write a KMS driver based on examples from a real embedded system.

This talk addresses kernel developers who want to board the KMS train before it leaves. The API presentation will not require advanced development skills, but basic kernel development knowledge is recommended to understand the KMS driver internals.

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Laurent Pinchart

Founder & Owner, Ideas on Board
Laurent Pinchart has been a Linux kernel developer since 2001. He has written media-related Linux drivers for consumer and embedded devices and is one of the V4L core developers. Laurent is the founder and owner of Ideas on board, a company specialized in embedded Linux design and... Read More →

Wednesday February 20, 2013 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Cyril Magnin I Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel 55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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