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Friday, October 25 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Xen on ARM Update - Stefano Stabellini, Citrix

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Many significant improvements have been made to Xen and Linux for the ARM architecture since September 2012, when initial support for Xen on ARM was introduced in the kernel. The number of contributors considerably increased as the number of different companies behind them. Xen on ARM has become a true multivendor project. Today Linux 3.11 can run on Xen on ARM as a DomU or Dom0, 32-bit or 64-bit, with one or more CPUs. Xen 4.3, out since July 2013, is the first hypervisor release to support ARMv7 and ARMv8 platforms. This talk will discuss the current status of the project, the principal technical advancements achieved during the last year of development and the problems still left unsolved. It will relate the experience of porting Xen to many new ARM SoCs and working with multiple hardware vendors in the ARM ecosystem, within and outside the Linaro Enterprise working Group.


Stefano Stabellini

Senior Principal Software Engineer, Citrix
Stefano Stabellini is a Senior Principal Software Engineer at Citrix, working on the Open Source Xen Platform team. He has been working on Xen since 2007, focusing on several different projects, spanning from Qemu to Xen and the Linux kernel. He co-created libxenlight in November 2009 and two years later started with Ian Campbell the Xen port to ARMv7 with virtualization extensions. He currently maintains Xen support in Qemu, libxenlight, and Xen... Read More →

Friday October 25, 2013 9:00am - 9:30am
Moorfoot Hall Edinburgh International Conference Centre

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