Author Archives: Michael Opdenacker

About Michael Opdenacker

Michael Opdenacker is the founder of Free Electrons. He is best known for all the free embedded Linux and kernel training materials that he created together with Thomas Petazzoni. He is always looking for ways to increase performance, reduce size and boot time, and to maximize Linux' world domination. More details...

Recruiting in Toulouse, France

For the French speaking readers, we are looking for a graduate engineer to open a new office in Toulouse, France. All the details are available on our French blog. This job is not only open to French applicants. Everyone ready … Continue reading

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ELC Europe 2010 sessions announced

List of sessions and speakers at ELC Europe in Cambridge, UK Being a member of the organization committee of the Embedded Linux Conference Europe, I get access to fresh news about this yearly conference. The call for presentations is now … Continue reading

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How to find the root device?

How to find which device corresponds to your root filesystem I recently found something I was looking for for quite a long time. If you use the mount command in Linux, you can see that the root device is not … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.04 on the IGEPv2 board

Installing Ubuntu 10.04 on the IGEPv2 board. Using the board as a small server. Last year, folks at Texas Instruments told me about the IGEP v2 board. This board is similar to the Beagle board, but also features 512 MB … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux Opportunities – Keynote in Eindhoven

If you live near Eindhoven in the Netherlands, or if you can easily get there, you may be interested in the seminar organized by Fontys University on June 25, 2010. I will be in Eindhoven on that week to give … Continue reading

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Issues with changing Ethernet device names

No eth0 interface in your system! If you are using Ubuntu or Debian on ARM, as I am doing at the moment, you may be surprised to see that your system has an eth1 interface (or even eth5), but no … Continue reading

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New jobs at Free Electrons

Looking for kernel and embedded Linux experts Free Electrons is looking for experienced members of the Free Software community to satisfy increasing demand for development, consulting and training on embedded Linux and on the Linux kernel. One thing that distinguishes … Continue reading

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ELCE 2009 videos

Videos from the Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Grenoble, October 2009 Just a few weeks before the next edition of the Embedded Linux Conference in San Francisco, here are the videos from the previous edition in Europe a few months ago. … Continue reading

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Linux 2.6.33 features for embedded systems

Interesting features for embedded Linux system developers Linux 2.6.33 was out on Feb. 24, 2010, and to incite you to try this new kernel in your embedded Linux products, here are features you could be interested in. The first news … Continue reading

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Tourist suggestions in Nice

Tourist tips for participants to our training sessions in Nice. We used to organize public training sessions about embedded Linux and kernel and drivers training sessions in Vence, near nice. The sessions are now run in Avignon, but we can … Continue reading

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