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Tuesday, April 29 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Device Tree for Dummies - Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons

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The conversion of the ARM Linux kernel over to the Device Tree as the mechanism to describe the hardware has been a significant change for ARM kernel developers. Nowadays, all developers porting the Linux kernel on new ARM platforms, either new SOCs or new boards, have to work with the Device Tree. Based on practical examples, this talk intends to provide a ""getting started guide"" for newcomers in the Device Tree world: what is the Device Tree? How is it written and compiled? How do the bootloader and kernel interact? How are Device Tree bindings written and documented? What are the best practices for writing Device Trees and their bindings?

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Thomas Petazzoni

CTO and Embedded Linux Engineer, Free Electrons
Thomas Petazzoni is CTO and embedded Linux engineer at Free Electrons. He contributes to the support of Marvell ARM processors in the Linux kernel, and is a major contributor to the Buildroot embedded Linux build system. As part of his Buildroot work, Thomas has done extensive contributions to the code building cross-compilation toolchains and the code importing existing cross-compilation toolchains in Buildroot.


Tuesday April 29, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Salon I/II