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Free Electrons speaking at the Linux Collaboration Summit

Free Electrons engineers are regular speakers at the Embedded Linux Conference and Embedded Linux Conference Europe events from the Linux Foundation, to which our entire engineering team participates each year. In 2016, for the first time, we will also be … Continue reading

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Initial support for ARM64 Marvell Armada 7K/8K platform

Two weeks ago, we submitted the initial support for the Marvell Armada 3700, which was the first ARM64 platform that Free Electrons engineers contributed to the upstream Linux kernel. Today, we submitted initial support for another Marvell ARM64 platform, the … Continue reading

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Free Electrons contributes Linux support for a first ARM64 platform: Marvell Armada 3700

Over the last years, Free Electrons has become a strong participant to the Linux ARM kernel community, with our engineers upstreaming support for numerous ARM 32 bits platforms. Now, with ARM64 becoming more and more mainstream, our focus in 2016 … Continue reading

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2016 Q1 newsletter

This article was published on our quarterly newsletter. The Free Electrons team wishes you a Happy New Year for 2016, with many new bits to enjoy in your life! Free Electrons is happy to take this opportunity to share some … 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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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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Linux 4.1 released, Free Electrons 17th contributing company

Linus Torvalds recently released the 4.1 Linux kernel, for which LWN.net gave a good description of the major new features: 4.1 Merge window, part 1, 4.1 Merge window, part 2, The 4.1 merge window closes. As usual, Free Electrons engineers … Continue reading

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Free Electrons working on the $9 C.H.I.P. computer

If you’re following the news about embedded Linux and new cool development platforms, you for sure couldn’t miss the announcement on the world’s first $9 computer. This computer, called C.H.I.P., was started through a crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter and reception … Continue reading

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