Category Archives: Technical

2014 Q3 newsletter

This article was published on our quarterly newsletter. Free Electrons is happy to share some news about the latest training and contribution activities of the company. Kernel contributions Since our last newsletter, our engineering team continued to make significant contributions … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at Kernel Recipes 2014

The Kernel Recipes conference is holding its third edition next week in Paris, on September 25th and 26th. With speakers like Greg Kroah-Hartmann, Hans Peter Anvin, Martin Peres, Hans Verkuil or Jean Delvare and many others, it is going to … Continue reading

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Videos from Embedded Linux Conference 2014

As the summer is coming to an end, we finally managed to publish the videos we recorded during the last Embedded Linux Conference, held earlier this year in San Jose, California. This year, the Linux Foundation was only recording the … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux Development with Yocto Project

We were kindly provided a copy of Embedded Linux Development with Yocto Project, written by Otavio Salvador and Daiane Angolini. It is available at Packt Publishing, either in an electronic format (DRM free) or printed. This book will help you … Continue reading

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Slides from the LinuxCon North America 2014 conference

The LinuxCon North America conference was held a few days ago in Chicago. A number of slides from the conference have been published. While the conference is a general purpose Linux conference, there were quite a few talks discussed kernel … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux training update: Atmel Xplained, and more!

We are happy to announce that we have published a significant update of our Embedded Linux training course. As all our training materials, this update is freely available for everyone, under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-SA) license. This update brings the … Continue reading

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Linux 3.16 released, Free Electrons 7th contributing company

Linus Torvalds has released the 3.16 kernel a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, the KernelNewbies LinuxChanges page has not been updated, but LWN.net summaries of the merge window (part 1, part 2 and final part) give a good summary of the … Continue reading

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Marvell publishes the datasheet of the Armada XP processor

A bit more than a month after publishing the datasheet of the Armada 370 processor, Marvell has now released a similar datasheet for the more powerful Armada XP processor. The datasheet is available as a PDF document, with no registration, … Continue reading

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Linux 3.15 released, an overview of Free Electrons contributions

The 3.15 of the Linux kernel was released just a few days ago by Linus Torvalds. As explained by LWN.net, the headline features in 3.15 include some significant memory management improvements, the renameat2() system call, file-private POSIX locks, a new … Continue reading

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Marvell publishes the datasheet of the Armada 370 processor

Over the last two years, Free Electrons has contributed support for the Marvell Armada 370 and Marvell Armada XP processors to the mainline Linux kernel. These ARM processors are used mainly in Network Attached Storage devices but also in other … Continue reading

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