Category Archives: Technical

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 New Year – 2014

This article was published on our quarterly newsletter. A French version also exists. The Free Electrons team wishes you a Happy New Year for 2014, with plenty of optimism and energy! We are taking this opportunity to give some news … Continue reading

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New training materials: boot time reduction workshop

We are happy to release new training materials that we have developed in 2013 with funding from Atmel Corporation. The materials correspond to a 1-day embedded Linux boot time reduction workshop. In addition to boot time reduction theory, consolidating some … 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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Linux init failures now easier to debug

If you are an embedded Linux developer too, you have probably been frustrated by the lack of information from the Linux kernel when it failed to start the init process when you’re building a new root filesystem. The only thing … 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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