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Thursday, May 30 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Finding the Long-Term Usable Linux Kernel for the Embedded Products - Tsugikazu Shibata, NEC and Simon Horman, Horms Solutions

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There are a huge number of embedded devices running Linux in the market, and it is expanding rapidly. Manufactures are providing latest and greatest products with rapid release cycles.
By using Linux, We can pick any version freely, but if we cannot pick the right version, that will make us many problem. If we pick the right version, that makes us great benefit. 

This talk will discuss how to decide the kernel version and keep it maintain kernel by the view point of industry initiative LTSI (Long Term Support Initiative). Also, discuss the common issue of the industry such as joining the community, and how to solve it. This talk will be intended to discuss common issue of the embedded industry with managers and engineers and not necessary to have specific knowledge.


Simon Horman

Managing Director, Horms Solutions Ltd.
Simon has been working on free and open source software for most of his professional career, initially in operations and then as a developer. As a Linux kernel developer he has worked in a vaiety of areas including networking, virtualisation and consumer electronics. | | Simon is the Managing Director of Horms Solutions Ltd., as small software development company based in Tokyo and Kobe.

Tsugikazu Shibata

Open Source Promotion Center, NEC
Tsugikazu Shibata LTSI Project lead, NEC. Tsugikazu Shibata has been working on coordinating the relationship between industry and community as a member of OSS Promotion Center of NEC. He is an active member of LF/CEWG and Project Lead of LTSI. He have spoken at number of Linux conferences. He is also a board member of the Linux Foundation.

Thursday May 30, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm

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