Category Archives: Technical

ELCE 2015 conference videos available

As often in the recent years, the Linux Foundation has shot videos of most of the talks at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2015, in Dublin last October. These videos are now available on YouTube, and individual links are provided … Continue reading

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Seminar “Porting Linux on an ARM board”, materials available

On December 10th 2015, Free Electrons engineer Alexandre Belloni gave a half-day seminar on the topic of Porting Linux on an ARM board in Toulouse, France. This seminar covers topics like porting the bootloader, understanding the concept of the Device … Continue reading

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Device Tree on ARM article in French OpenSilicium magazine

Our French readers are most likely aware of the existence of a magazine called OpenSilicium, a magazine dedicated to embedded technologies, with frequent articles on platforms like the Raspberry Pi, the BeagleBone Black, topics like real-time, FPGA, Android and many … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at FOSDEM and the Buildroot Developers Meeting

The FOSDEM conference will take place on January 30-31 in Brussels, Belgium. Like every year, there are lots of interesting talks for embedded developers, starting from the Embedded, Mobile and Automotive Devroom, but also the Hardware track, the Graphics track. … Continue reading

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Linux 4.4, Free Electrons contributions

Linux 4.4 has been released, a week later than the normal schedule in order to allow kernel developers to recover from the Christmas/New Year period. As usual, LWN has covered the 4.4 cycle merge window, in two articles: part 1 … Continue reading

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Linux 4.3 released, Free Electrons contributions inside

The 4.3 kernel release has been released just a few days ago. For details about the big new features in this release, we as usual recommend to read LWN.net articles covering the merge window: part 1, part 2 and part … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at the Linux Kernel Summit 2015

The Linux Kernel Summit is, as Wikipedia says, an annual gathering of the top Linux kernel developers, and is an invitation-only event. In 2012 and 2013, several Free Electrons engineers have been invited and participated to a sub-event of the … Continue reading

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The quest for Linux friendly embedded board makers

We used to keep a list of Linux friendly embedded board makers. When this page was created in the mid 2000s, this page was easy to maintain. Though more and more products were created with Linux, it was still difficult … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux internships at Free Electrons in 2016

Free Electrons has internship topics to propose to people studying in French Universities or Engineering Schools: Exploring and evaluating performance analysis tools for embedded Linux (French) Development of a toolchain generation infrastructure with Buildroot (French) Development of a Continuous Integration … Continue reading

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Linux 4.2 released, Free Electrons contributions inside

Linus Torvalds has released last sunday the 4.2 release of the Linux kernel. LWN.net covered the merge window of this 4.2 release cycle in 3 parts (part 1, part 2 and part 3), giving a lot of details about the … Continue reading

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