[coreboot] denver summit, preliminary schedule
bari at onelabs.com
Tue Mar 11 04:17:38 CET 2008
Where does one register for the Denver Summit?
coreboot.org/Current_events doesn't have a link?
ron minnich wrote:
> OK,first news, AMD is now a "Silver" sponsor of the Denver summit. I
> can not thank AMD enough. I don't know
> if all of us put together can thank AMD enough. But, we should try!
> Thanks, AMD!
> Here is a very tentative schedule. I think it's going to be pretty
> exciting, I intend to bring as much hardware
> as I can for us to work on. I still need to line up breaks, lunch,
> dinner, etc. with the main workshop; this is
> still a bit tentative.
> 1-2 Ron opens the meeting and discusses how things went in '07 and
> late '06 from the last meeting.
> I think the Big News is the meteoric rise of v3, how nice it is, and
> the growth in our platforms.
> Also talk about other things I learned from talks with vendors.
> You'll be amazed by something I learned at SC 07 ...
> 2-230 break
> 230-400 Stepan talks about
> - the automated testbed, what it is, how to set it up. The automated
> testbed is a quite amazing resource we
> should all understand.
> - the GSOC projects
> - his work with the german army
> - his recent ports
> 4-430 break
> 430-rest of day hack session -- Please, bring your hardware!
> 0830-1000 AMD talks about:
> - consumer issues
> - what's going on
> - new ports this year
> - "Fam 10".
> - Jordan's fantastic new library and his use of Uwe's micro-curses
> 1000-1030 break
> 1030-1200 Marc talks about his work at Sun with the simulator
> 1200-0130 lunch
> 0130- 0300 an overview of v3, from the smallest to the large bits.
> Sample v3 build/burn session
> 0300-0330 break
> 0330- 0400
> open questions (please add some)
> 1. how do we tell when a board is good enough to move from v2 to v3?
> What's the test?
> 2. How do we make life easy for vendors?
> 3. What pending issues are there.
> 0400-0500 The view from the FSF -- what's going on, etc.
> Note: I hope to have one or two more hardware speakers. I welcome
> volunteers from this list. We're a friendly
> group and always interested in hearing more.
> saturday -- hack, hack, hack. Please bring hardware for this session.
> We hope to really do more improvement on v3!
> sunday -- more hacking at starbucks :-) (but Ron has to leave, sadly,
> about 3 or 4 pm)
> Hope to see you there. This is going to be a good one.
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