March 12-14, 2018 - Portland, OR
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Tuesday, March 13 • 4:20pm - 5:10pm
poky-tiny and Beyond, or Trying to put the Yocto in Yocto Project - Scott Murray, Konsulko Group

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Even as embedded system hardware processor speeds and storage sizes keep increasing, the need for reducing Linux distribution size remains, as hardware cost, upgrade bandwidth, and security concerns still are issues for developers. This presentation will discuss the history of embedded Linux distribution size, and then move on to techniques for reducing distribution size when using Yocto Project releases. The configuration changes done by the Yocto Project poky-tiny distribution will be walked through, with the size impact and drawbacks of each evaluated. Beyond that, the size impact of other commonly used packages and distribution features will be evaluated, with discussion on how to minimize image size when using them.

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Scott Murray

Principal Software Engineer, Konsulko Group
Scott has been a Linux user for over 25 years, and has developed Linux based embedded products for almost 20 years at a variety of companies large and small. Currently, he works for Konsulko Group as a Principal Software Engineer, providing embedded Linux engineering services for... Read More →

Tuesday March 13, 2018 4:20pm - 5:10pm PDT
Broadway I/II