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Tuesday, August 19 • 10:45am - 11:15am
Removing the Xen Linux Upstream Delta of Various Linux Distros - Luis R. Rodriguez, SUSE

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Xen is being used in production by many folks, but are they really using the upstream code? If not what are they using? At least SUSE's supported delta for the Linux kernel consists of 116 patches totaling 353,770 lines of code. Debian has 43 patches for a delta of about 1693 lines of code. What is this delta and how do we shrink it? I will give an overview of the supported Linux kernel delta for Xen at SUSE and Debian with upstream but also layout a proposed roadmap of addressing the delta in collaboration with different teams in the Xen community.

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Luis R. Rodriguez

SUSE
Luis started hacking on the kernel since 2.6.5 through the first 802.11g driver upstream on the kernel, prism54. Since then he's moved on to address regulatory considerations on Linux and then a slew of 802.11 driver updates. Luis also maintains the Linux kernel backports project used to automatically backport a slew of different Linux kernel subsystems. Luis is now helping SUSE with Linux world domination, giving love to subsystems that need it... Read More →


Tuesday August 19, 2014 10:45am - 11:15am
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