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Wednesday, August 20 • 12:15pm - 1:05pm
FireFoxOS and the Linux Kernel - Aimee Maree Forsstrom

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FireFoxOS has hit the maket but what makes it different from other mobile phone platforms and how is it using the Linux Kernel? This talk aims to explain the architecture with a strong focus on GONK (Linux Kernel) that is the HAL component of the technology stack for the platform. This is a technical talk and will aim to dive deep into how information etc is passed between layers, Bootstrapping, init and userspace processes. I will also breifly cover how to contribute to the project and where our code bases live.

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Aimee Maree Forsstrom

Technical Lead and Solutions Design, NSW State Library Australia
Aimee has worked in the IT Industry since 200 across the areas of Networking Engineering and Software Development. A true believe in Open Source and the benefits to society, people and business she was an early Open Source advocate building new Code management practices for Government and Enterprise. Current board member of Open Sou Industry Australia. Her work has seen her contribute to various Open Source projects OLPC, Mozilla, Drupal, Joomla... Read More →


Wednesday August 20, 2014 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Sheraton Ballroom III