Author Archives: Thomas Petazzoni

About Thomas Petazzoni

Thomas Petazzoni is an embedded Linux and kernel engineer at Free Electrons. He is a lead developer of Buildroot and also a contributor to the Linux kernel. More details...

Free Electrons welcomes Boris Brezillon and Antoine Ténart

We are happy to announce that our engineering team has recently welcomed two new embedded Linux engineers: Boris Brezillon and Antoine Ténart. Boris and Antoine will both be working from the Toulouse office of the company, together with Maxime Ripard … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux Conference 2014, Free Electrons participation

One of the most important conference of the Embedded Linux community will take place at the end of this month in California: the Embedded Linux Conference will be held in San Jose from April, 29th to May, 1st, co-located with … Continue reading

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Linux 3.14 released, Free Electrons contributions inside!

Linus Torvalds has just released the 3.14 version of the Linux kernel. As usual, it incorporates a large number of changes, for which a good summary is available on the KernelNewbies site. This time around, Free Electrons is the 21st … Continue reading

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Buildroot meeting and FOSDEM report, Google Summer of Code topics

As we discussed in a recent blog post, two of our engineers participated to the FOSDEM conference early February in Brussels, Belgium. For those interested, many videos are available, such as several videos from the Lameere room, where the embedded … Continue reading

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Free Electrons contributions to Linux 3.13

Version 3.13 of the Linux kernel was released by Linus Torvalds on January, 19th 2014. The kernelnewbies.org site has an excellent page that covers the most important improvements and feature additions that this new kernel release brings. As usual Free … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at FOSDEM and at the Buildroot Developers Meeting

This week-end is the first week-end of February, which on the schedule of all open-source developers is always booked for a major event of our community: the FOSDEM conference in Brussels. With several hundreds of talks over two days, this … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at Linux Conf Australia, January 2014

Linux Conf Australia is by far the most well-known Linux related conference of the southern hemisphere, with a good number of Linux kernel related talks and discussions, as well as many other topics around the Linux ecosystem. The 2014 edition … Continue reading

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Updated version of our kernel driver development course: Device Tree, BeagleBone Black, Wii Nunchuk, and more!

In the last few years, the practical labs of our Embedded Linux kernel and driver development training were based on the ARMv5 Calao USB-A9263 platform, and covering the ARM kernel support as it was a few years ago. While we … Continue reading

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Videos and slides of the Kernel Recipes 2013 conference

As we mentionned earlier on this blog, Free Electrons participated to the second edition of the Kernel Recipes conference in Paris, a two-days conference dedicated to kernel topics. The videos and slides of the talks in this conference have now … Continue reading

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Linux 3.12 released, Free Electrons 14th contributor by number of commits

The 3.12 kernel has just been released by Linus Torvalds, who summarized what he considers to be the major improvements offered by this release: improvements to the dynamic tick code, support infrastructure for DRM render nodes, TSO sizing and the … Continue reading

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