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Monday, August 18 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Xen in EFI World - Daniel Kiper, Oracle

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EFI is a very hot topic now because more and more hardware vendors are providing some new systems with it. The long term goal is a total removal of legacy BIOS support. It means that Xen should be prepared for that case. Indeed it is mostly ready. During this presentation it will be shown what EFI is in real and how Xen and other required pieces use EFI infrastructure. However, there are still some shortcomings in Xen and they will be described too. There will be also some guidance how to efficiently start Xen on EFI platform. Some guests topics related to EFI also will be covered.

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Daniel Kiper

Software Engineer, Oracle
Daniel Kiper works as a software developer for Oracle. He focuses on EFI support for Xen. Before that he worked on kexec implementation for Xen and memory hotplug support for Xen balloon driver. During his PhD studies (on Air Traffic Management issues) Daniel participated in Google Summer of Code twice (2010 and 2011). He made some presentations (in English) on XenSummit, LPC and LinuxCon. Additionally, he made a few presentations (in Polish... Read More →


Monday August 18, 2014 4:30pm - 5:00pm
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