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Monday, October 13 • 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Redundant booting with U-Boot - Thomas Rini, Texas Instruments

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For almost as long as there have been deployments of Linux there has been someone wondering "how can I get the device started quicker?" and "how do I configure some redundancy, easily, in case something goes wrong?". And for the longest time, the answer has been "hack this and this and that" or "hire these consultants, they have done it before".
In this presentation, Tom will show what you need to turn on and the prep work required for, getting a lot of those items out of the box in U-Boot, what the hardware (and/or ROM) needs to do, and the what works is left going forward.

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Thomas Rini

Maintainer, Konsulko
Tom is the current overall custodian (maintainer) of Das U-Boot and has over 15 years developing Linux systems. Tom currently works for Texas Instruments in the LCPD (Linux Core Product Development) group, which is focused on working with upstream first to provide the software customers use in deployment . Tom has spoken at a number of conferences, most recently at LSM 2012 about the process of booting Linux on TI platforms. His main focus... Read More →

Monday October 13, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Room 26