Category Archives: Technical

Linux 3.19 released, overview of Free Electrons contributions

It’s been a while that Linus Torvalds has released Linux 3.19 and we already know that the next version of Linux will be called 4.0. It’s not too late though to learn more about the 3.19 release, by reading the … Continue reading

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Embedded Linux Conference schedule announced, several talks from Free Electrons

The schedule for the upcoming Embedded Linux Conference, which takes place on March 23-25 in San Jose, has been announced and is available publicly at http://elcabs2015.sched.org/, together with the Android Builders Summit schedule. As usual, there are lots of talks … Continue reading

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Free Electrons at FOSDEM 2015

For many open-source developers based in Europe, the FOSDEM is probably the most useful, interesting and exciting conference. Once again this year, several Free Electrons engineers will attend the conference: Maxime Ripard, mainly involved in Allwinner related kernel development, as … Continue reading

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Meet us at Embedded World 2015!

Free Electrons will be present at Embedded World 2015 in Nüremberg, Germany on February 24-26. We will be present on the Atmel Corporation booth (4A-220) to demonstrate our Atmel-related developments and offerings. Four people from Free Electrons will be present: … Continue reading

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2015 Q1 newsletter

This article was published on our quarterly newsletter. The Free Electrons team wishes you a Happy New Year for 2015, with plenty of optimism and energy! Free Electrons is happy to take this opportunity to share some news about the … Continue reading

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Linux 3.18 released, Free Electrons 13th contributing company

Linus Torvalds has recently released the 3.18 version of the Linux kernel. As usual, LWN.net made an excellent coverage of the merge window: part 1, part 2 and part 3. As of 3.18-rc6, LWN.net gathered some statistics about the 3.18 … Continue reading

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DMAEngine Documentation: Work (finally) in Progress

While developping a DMA controller driver for the Allwinner A31 SoCs (that eventually got merged in the 3.17 kernel), I’ve realised how under-documented the DMAEngine kernel subsystem was, especially for a newcomer like I was. After discussing this with a … Continue reading

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Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded training materials published

As we announced in out latest newsletter, we recently launched a new Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded development training course. The first public session will take place in Toulouse, France on November 18-20 and we still have a few seats available. … Continue reading

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Call for participation for the FOSDEM Embedded developer room

The FOSDEM is by far the largest and most vibrant open-source event in Europe. With 5000+ participants, 400+ talks in just two days, a completely free entrance with no registration required, and many topics covered, it has become over the … Continue reading

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Videos of XDC2014 and Kernel Recipes 2014

Recently, two interesting conferences took place in France: the X.org developer conference (in Bordeaux, October 8th-10th) and the Kernel Recipes conference (in Paris, September 25th-26th). Both conferences have now published videos and slides of the different talks: for the XDC … Continue reading

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