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The Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products. This conference, now in its 9th year, has the largest collection of sessions dedicated exclusively to embedded Linux and embedded Linux developers. ELC is embedded Linux experts talking about solutions to your embedded Linux problems. ELC consists of 3 days of presentations, tutorials and Bird-of-a-Feather sessions. There are over 50 sessions to choose from, on a wide variety of topics.

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Wednesday, February 20 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
How to Decide the Linux Kernel Version for the Embedded Products to Keep Maintain Long Term - Tsugikazu Shibata, NEC

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There are huge number of embedded devices running Linux in the market and expanding rapidly. Industry is trying to provide latest and greatest products with rapid release cycles by using Linux. Using Linux means anyone can pick any kernel version but is that the best choice? Value of Open Source is not just free of choice but using common code can be able to share information and experience.
This talk will discuss about how to decide the kernel version and keep it maintain the Linux kernel by the view point of industry initiative LTSI (Long Term Support Initiative). Also, this talk will discuss about the common issue of the industry such as joining the community and how to solve it.
This talk will be intended to disucuss common issue of the embedded industry with managers and engineers and not necessary to have specific knowledge.


Tsugikazu Shibata

Tsugikazu Shibata has been working on coordinating the relationship between industry and community as a chief of OSS Promotion Center of NEC. He is an active member of CE Working group of the LinuxFoundation and so on. He is also a board member of the the Linux Foundation,He is maintaining... Read More →

Wednesday February 20, 2013 5:00pm - 5:50pm PST
Cyril Magnin II Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel 55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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