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Thursday, August 30 • 11:50am - 12:30pm
The New Linux Foundation LinuxBoot Project - Chris Koch, Google

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LinuxBoot is a new project in the Linux Foundation started in December 2017. LinuxBoot is being deployed in data centers, replacing many proprietary firmware components with a Linux kernel; as well as in laptops, helping to provide a measured and more trustworthy systems software stack. LinuxBoot is also a key component of the Open Compute Platform Open Systems Firmware inititiative. In this talk, I will describe what LinuxBoot is, the many ways it is being used, and where it's going. I will also describe the many areas in which interested people can contribute, ranging from Linux kernel expertise to Go programming.

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Chris Koch

Software Engineer, Google
Chris is a software engineer at Google and currently works on bringing LinuxBoot to production at Google. In a previous life, he worked on various kernel features for gVisor and supported gVisor customers like AppEngine.

Thursday August 30, 2018 11:50am - 12:30pm
Room 109