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Tuesday, June 30 • 10:30am - 11:20am
War Story: Using Mainline Linux for an Android TV BSP - Neil Armstrong, BayLibre SAS

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In the recent times, the Android Open Source Project codebase aims to run on (nearly) untouched Mainline Linux and U-Boot. Most of the Hardware Abstraction Libraries were adapted to use the modern and recent Linux APIs like DRM/KMS, V4L2 for Video Decode, ...

During last year, Neil was involved into an upstream-first open Android TV BSP, aiming to fully support AOSP for TV running on a Low-Cost generally available ARM based System-on-Chip designed for TV application.

Neil will overview the requirements and struggles in term of system support, upstreaming & Android tweaking to enable AOSP to boot on such device, including the whole trusted boot chain, to graphical Linux with multimedia features enabled.

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Neil Armstrong

Embedded Linux Engineer, BayLibre
Embedded Linux Engineer since 2008, Neil worked on designing and supporting small in-house designed SoCs for Digital TV Content Protection, Set-Top-Box or Security Co-Processor, and is now Embedded Linux Expert in the Baylibre team. He ports, maintains and upstreams Linux support... Read More →


Tuesday June 30, 2020 10:30am - 11:20am CDT
ELC Theater A