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Wednesday, October 15 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Software Update in Embedded Systems - Stefano Babic, DENX

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Nowadays updating an embedded system is a mandatory feature. Not only security fixes, but also non-critical fixes and new features are regularly available after the initial release of a product. In many cases this means an update must be done in field. My presentation will show advantages and disadvantages of different update procedures (using a bootloader, rescue system, etc.), taking into account the reliability requirement typical for the embedded field. The second part of the presentation will cover the OSS Project "swupdate", that I started some months ago within DENX. It provides a ready-to-use environment for updates, local and remote. Instructions on how the project integrates with ELDK/Yocto will conclude the presentation.

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STEFANO BABIC

Senior Software Engineer, DENX
Stefano Babic graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of Milan. His focus is on Embedded Linux, mainly but not only for the the ARM and PowerPC architectures. He is currently U-Boot custodian for Freescale's i.MX processors. He is author and maintainer of the "SWUpdate... Read More →


Wednesday October 15, 2014 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Room 28

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