John Mehaffey


John Mehaffey

Mentor Graphics


John Mehaffey has been working on embedded Linux since 1989. He is currently a Linux architect at Mentor Graphics working on fastboot.

John designed real-time computers at Hewlett-Packard, and has a deep understanding of the boot and early system bringup process. John presented most recently at ELC about fastboot.

Proposals for this user

* Early Kernel Timing and Tracing

This talk demonstrates how to do kernel timing and tracing starting at the beginning of start_kernel().
Development Tools Tutorial 06/11/2015
John Mehaffey

* Research topics in fastboot

Examine low hanging fruit for sub-second booting of systems (slides)
Boot, Init, and Config 06/25/2015
John Mehaffey