Refereed Paper Sessions on Wednesday August 19
1st Floor Main Building, Sheraton Hotel

Proposals for this room

* Tying TPMs Throughout The Stack

TPMs in Linux are poorly understood and poorly trusted, they sit there on the LPC bus, gathering dust. What can we do to tie this exceptionally useful security device into the underlying OS and make real steps to better security?
Refereed Talk 06/22/2015
Matthew Garrett

* Turtles all the way: Running Linux on open hardware

Patent expiration lets us leverage existing kernel, toolchain, and userspace support on now royalty-free hardware, such as SuperH. We've implemented a cleanroom sh2-compatible processor. (slides)
Refereed Talk 06/11/2015
Rob Landley

* ACPI 6 and Linux

I will describe the new specification process used to produce ACPI 6, the implementation of the ACPI support in the Linux kernel and explain how the new specification revision is going to be addressed by it, plus a few most important changes with respect to the previous revisions of ACPI. (slides)
Refereed Talk 06/11/2015
Rafael Wysocki

* Open-Channel Solid State Drives

Introduction to Open-Channels SSDs and LightNVM. It will show the possibilities of this new storage interface, report on the current status of LightNVM, and present the development roadmap.
Refereed Talk 06/11/2015
Matias Bjørling

* Suspend/Resume at the Speed of Light

We'll present analyze_suspend, a tool we developed to measure performance, then we'll explore the kernel and driver optimizations that have been made as a result of using this tool.
Refereed Talk 06/11/2015
Len Brown