LHG Sprint Report

Posted by Mark Gregotski on Monday, July 25, 2016

First revision of Hisilicon 96Boards TV Platform board (codenamed Poplar). The LHG team held a very successful, action-packed sprint at the Huawei/Hisilicon facilities in Shenzhen, China on July 11-14.  The...

Introducing devicetree.org

Posted by Linaro on Monday, July 25, 2016

Device tree is a data structure for describing hardware, which allows for hardware in a data structure to be passed to the operating system at boot time. Created in April...

A LAVA Landmark

Posted by Dave Pigott on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

At 18:23 UTC on July 5th, 2016, a landmark was reached in the LAVA Lab. Job number 1,000,000 was submitted by the kernel-ci bot to the main production instance. Three...

Linaro 16.06 Release Available for Download

Posted by Linaro on Wednesday, July 6, 2016

“The aim of science is to seek the simplest explanations of complex facts. Seek simplicity and distrust it.” ~ Whitehead Linaro 16.06 release is now available for download. See the detailed...

Don't waste power when idle

Posted by Ulf Hansson on Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Don’t waste power when idle There are different views of what “idle” means. One may think about CPUs and how to prevent wasting power when CPUs become idle, but in...

CoreSight, Perf and the OpenCSD Library

Posted by Mathieu Poirier on Monday, June 27, 2016

Introduction In this article we explain how the CoreSight framework found in the Linux kernel has been integrated with the standard Perf core, both at the kernel and user space...

On the Performance of Arm Virtualization

Posted by Christoffer Dall on Thursday, June 16, 2016

Abstract Arm servers are becoming increasingly common, making server technologies such as virtualization for Arm of growing importance. We present the first study(1) of Arm virtualization performance on server hardware,...

First open source W3C EME solution provided on the 96Boards HiKey platform

Posted by Linaro on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Authors:  Mark Gregotski and Zoltan Kuscsik The Linaro Digital Home Group (LHG) is pleased to announce a reference build of W3C EME Clear Key on the 96Boards HiKey platform.  The...

Las Vegas 2016 - here we come!

Posted by Ebba Simpson on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Having just about recovered from the jetlag, it’s time to report on my site visit to the JW Marriotthttp://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lasjw-jw-marriott-las-vegas-resort-and-spa/ in Las Vegas where we will hold the next Linaro Connect...

Linaro 16.05 Release Available for Download

Posted by Linaro on Friday, May 27, 2016

“No amount of careful planning will ever replace dumb luck.” ~ Anonymous Linaro 16.05 release is now available for download. See the detailed highlights of this release to get an...