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U-Boot updates from ELC2017

As pointed out by the Phoronix article, Embedded Linux Conference had a few talks on U-Boot:

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=U-Boot-2017-State

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/sites/events/files/slides/ELC2017%20-%20State%20of%20the%20U-Boot.pdf

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/sites/events/files/slides/Enabling%20_New_Hardware_in_U-Boot.pdf

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European coreboot conference 2017

OEMs: please note!

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger posted an announcement to the upcoming European coreboot conference 2017 to the coreboot-announce list:

We are currently planning to host a coreboot conference in Germany with 2 days of talks and an additional 2 days of hacking. The date will probably either be October 19-22 or October 26-29, i.e. directly before or after Embedded Linux Conference Europe and LinuxCon Europe. Ticket prices haven’t been decided yet and depend on the location and venue availability. The location will be either in Bonn or Bochum. Both Bochum and Bonn offer a variety of interesting activities for conference participants. Bochum is reachable by public transport from Frankfurt Airport within 120 minutes, from Dusseldorf Airport within 40 minutes and from Cologne Airport within 80 minutes. Bonn is reachable by public transport from Frankfurt Airport within 70 minutes, from Dusseldorf Airport within 70 minutes and from Cologne Airport within 30 minutes.
YOUR ACTION NEEDED!
Please fill out the application and subscribe to the newsletter if you are planning to join us!
https://www.coreboot.org/events/ecc2017

Full announcement:
https://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot-announce/2017-January/000024.html

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Jan Lübbe on eLinux security

Jan Lübbe of Pengutronix e.K. gave a talk at ELCE’16 (Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2016) called: “Long-Term Maintenance, or How to (Mis-)Manage Embedded Systems for 10+ Years”.

“Hardware vendors don’t care about security or maintenance.”

https://www.linux.com/news/event/ELCE/2017/long-term-embedded-linux-maintenance-made-easier
http://linuxgizmos.com/keeping-linux-devices-secure-with-rigorous-long-term-maintenance/
http://elinux.org/ELC_Europe_2016_Presentations
http://elinux.org/images/a/ad/Long-Term_Maintenance.pdf

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ELC videos online

The Open IoT Summit was co-located at the Embedded Linux Conference, and their videos are online:

Ten dozen Embedded Linux Conference and IoT Summit videos

 

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Embedded Linux Conference

The Linux Foundation’s Embedded Linux Conference (ELC)  — and OpenIOT — agenda has just been published:

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/embedded-linux-conference/program/agenda

There are multiple IoT security-related talks. I see one firmware-related talk, from Intel Israel, on use of UEFI Secure Boot on IoT Things:

http://openiotelc2016.sched.org/event/6DAz/iot-devices-secure-boot-and-sw-maintenance-igor-stoppa-intel-otc?iframe=no&w=i:100;&sidebar=yes&bg=no

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