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Thursday, May 30 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Finding the Long-Term Usable Linux Kernel for the Embedded Products - Tsugikazu Shibata, NEC and Simon Horman, Horms Solutions

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There are a huge number of embedded devices running Linux in the market, and it is expanding rapidly. Manufactures are providing latest and greatest products with rapid release cycles.
By using Linux, We can pick any version freely, but if we cannot pick the right version, that will make us many problem. If we pick the right version, that makes us great benefit. 

This talk will discuss how to decide the kernel version and keep it maintain kernel by the view point of industry initiative LTSI (Long Term Support Initiative). Also, discuss the common issue of the industry such as joining the community, and how to solve it. This talk will be intended to discuss common issue of the embedded industry with managers and engineers and not necessary to have specific knowledge.


Simon Horman

Managing Director, Horms Solutions Ltd.
"Simon has been working on free and open source software for most of his professional career, initially in operations and then as a developer. | | He enjoys working on network-related projects, and is interested in the way that they bring people together. He also has a keen interest in the pervasive power of embedded systems. | | Simon works as an independent consultant and is engaged by Netronome for the work covered by this presentation."
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Tsugikazu Shibata

Chief Advavnced Technologist, Open Source Promotion Center, NEC
Tsugikazu Shibata is LTSI Project lead. Tsugikazu Shibata is Chief advanced Technologies of NEC and he has been working on coordinating the relationship between industry and community since the early days of Japanese Linux community. He have spoken at number of Open Source conferences such as LinuxCon, Embedded Linux Conference and OpenStack summit. He is also a board member of the Linux Foundation.

Thursday May 30, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm

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