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Friday, August 9
 

10:00am EDT

A Tour of Linux portability
Linux has grown from an extremely 386 specific assembly mess into arguably the most ported kernel in the world, scaling from miniature devices to supercomputers. This talk will be a who/what/where/when/why of how Linux has gone from there to here, and tours issues faced porting code between platforms.

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Friday August 9, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
ECTR 115

11:00am EDT

State of the Fedora Kernel
The traditional state of the Fedora Kernel. We'll cover an overview, where things are headed, and things we need help on.

Speakers
JB

Josh Boyer

Platform Engineering, Red Hat
Josh works in the Red Hat Platform Engineering group.  He has been a Fedora user since the project's creation, and an active contributor since Fedora Core 4.  He has served on FESCo for several years and the Fedora Board.  He enjoys hockey and taunting Spot when his team loses... Read More →


Friday August 9, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
ECTR 115

12:00pm EDT

KERNEL BUG TRIAGE LIVE!
The only thing more awesome than spending an hour staring at bugzilla is watching someone else staring at bugzilla for an hour.
In this session the kernel team explains some of the tricks and tips they have for remaining sane while triaging the never-ending flow of kernel bugs.

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Friday August 9, 2013 12:00pm - 12:50pm EDT
ECTR 115
 
Saturday, August 10
 

10:00am EDT

Kernel Regression Testing for Fun and Profit
Kernel regression testing on the rawhide tree can help us determine problem areas before they hit a stable release. This is an intro to the regression test suite and how you can help.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Forbes

Justin Forbes

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Justin has been involved with Linux in one way or another since 1994. Currently one of the Fedora kernel maintainers, in past roles Justin has maintained Fedora virtualization, and lead the port of Fedora Core 1 to the x86_64 architecture. When not working with Linux, Justin can... Read More →


Saturday August 10, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
ECTR 115

11:00am EDT

Btrfs - Cool Butter
Interested in btrfs? This talk will cover how to slather yourself in this way-cool filesystem, different features that are available, and maybe the buttery future.

Speakers
avatar for John Dulaney

John Dulaney

QA/ARM, Fedora Project
I am a member of Fedora's Arm, QA, and Ambassador teams. I was involved with porting Fedora to the new 64 bit ARM platform, aarch64 on ARMv8 and am actively working on bringing full Fedora support to the ARM based Samsung Chromebook. I am also working on a replacement for Depcheck. Outside... Read More →


Saturday August 10, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
ECTR 115

12:00pm EDT

Kernel Fuzz Testing
A lot of kernel bugs get found and fixed by the Fedora kernel team before they ever make it into a released kernel. This talk will cover some of the tools we use, how they work, and where they could use improvement.

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Saturday August 10, 2013 12:00pm - 12:50pm EDT
ECTR 115
 
Sunday, August 11
 

12:00pm EDT

State of OrangeFS
In this presentation, we will review the current state of the OrangeFS Open Source distributed parallel file system, its architecture and what is coming on the short term horizon. We will then proceed into a discussion on the foundational architecture of OrangeFS 3 and the major changes coming, including topics such as resilience, distributed file handles, policy based object location, distributed background frameworks and arbitrary attribute distributed indexes. We will conclude with a brief overview of PXFS and Parallex research underway.

Speakers
avatar for Boyd Wilson

Boyd Wilson

Executive, Omnibond
Boyd is a technically driven executive at Omnibond. In addition to his other responsibilities, he leads software development and architecture of various projects that include OrangeFS, Identity Management, Ux and some future projects in the hopper. He holds a Computer Science degree... Read More →


Sunday August 11, 2013 12:00pm - 12:50pm EDT
ECTR 107