H. Peter Anvin


H. Peter Anvin

Intel OTC


H. Peter Anvin has been working on Linux since 1992, specializing in low level hardware. He is currently co-maintainer of the unified
x86/x86-64 Linux kernel tree. Peter has contributed to numerous Linux kernel subsystems, and is the author and/or maintainer of several Open
Source projects, including the Syslinux boot loader suite, the Netwide Assembler (NASM), klibc, and tftp-hpa. He is also the founder and
President of The Linux Kernel Organization, which maintains the servers across the globe.

Peter lives in San Jose, California, working for Intel’s Open Source Technology Center. He has previously worked on as a architect and
Technical Director at Transmeta, working on CPU architecture and Code Morphing Software, at Orion Multisystems, designing personal
supercomputers and at rPath, working on Linux software appliances. In his spare time, he enjoys hacking programmable logic, scuba diving,
and fuzzy bunnies.

Proposals for this user

* x32 - a native 32-bit ABI for x86-64

A work-in-progress new ABI for x86 combines the memory footprint of a 32-bit process with the enhanced capabilities of the x86-64 ISA. (slides)
Refereed Presentations 05/15/2011
H. Peter Anvin