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Monday, October 26 • 12:00 - 12:50
Beyond "Just" Booting: Barebox Bells and Whistles - Ahmad Fatoum, Pengutronix

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Your bootloader can boot into Linux, what else could you possibly need? Originally started as a more structured U-Boot fork with a driver model, barebox has since grown into a versatile Swiss Army Knife for bootstrap, hardware bring-up and development of Linux-based systems. In his talk, Ahmad will show you how to get barebox running on your board and along the way, explain barebox' design choices, from multi-image support to virtual file systems, POSIX/Linux API, fail-safe updates, boot fall-back mechanisms, customizability and more.


Ahmad Fatoum

Embedded Software Developer, Pengutronix e.K.
Ahmad joined the kernel team at Pengutronix in 2018 to work full-time on furthering Linux world domination. He does so by helping automotive and industrial customers build embedded Linux systems based on the mainline Linux kernel. Having a knack for digging in low-level guts, his... Read More →

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