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August 19-21 - Co-Located Events
August 21-23 - Conference
Hilton San Diego Bayfront - San Diego, CA
More information for Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference North America 2019
Thursday, August 22 • 11:15am - 11:55am
Base Porting of Linux Kernel on RISC V Architecture - G Satish Kumar, Cavium Networks*

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RISC V is the new architecture in Embedded world, where development is in fast mode. For any new architecture, interaction with kernel & hardware is basic requirement & it is defined once for Initial version of board & follows the same for the same family of boards.

The presentation on Base porting of linux kernel on RISC V architecture discuss on, minimal kernel support, Initial address & Macros used in Linux kernel to interact with hardware includes, ZTEXT_ADDRESS, ZRAM_ADDRESS, ZBASE_ADDRESS & minimal controllers initialization from hardware to bringup RISC V board.

Usage of this presentation, RISC V boards porting with linux kernel provides basic idea and huge advantage in debugging the early issues of board bringup.

Purpose of this presentation is, excepting huge family of RISC V boards from different vendors in near future and this presentation will provide basic setup required to run Linux kernel on RISC V board.

Speakers
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G Satish Kumar

Technical Lead, Cavium Networks
I am Kernel engineer working from past 13 years with Linux Kernel, Driver development, Boot loaders, BSP, ARM Arch,Micro Kernel.At present working with RISC V Arch. with RISC V32 & RISC V QEMU supported boards.Previous presentations on "Writing Startup code ARM Cortex M4 & Cortex... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 11:15am - 11:55am
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