Yocto Project Long Term Support Announced

To fulfill the evolving requirements of its members and users, the Yocto Project announced a new plan to extend support for selected releases. The new support plan covers an initial two-year period and the first candidate to benefit from this change will be the Yocto Project 3.1 release.   A very important criterion for evaluating … Continued

Yocto Project™ Boosts Engineering Productivity with New Release, Announces Updated Membership

Today, the Yocto Project – an open source collaboration project which enables developers to create custom Linux*-based systems for an expanding array of uses including embedded, IoT, connected edge, servers, and virtual environments – announced their latest project release, Yocto Project 3.0 “Zeus”. Additionally, the project announced industry support from a new platinum member. For … Continued

Devtool hands-on Seminar – Yocto Project Summit 2019

This is a lab session that will walk you through several exercises using Devtool. Speakers: Tim Orling, Sr. Linux Software Engineer, Intel Corporation Tim Orling is a software engineer at the Intel Open Source Technology Center. Tim joined Intel in early 2016 after many years as a volunteer developer for OpenEmbedded and the Yocto Project. … Continued

sstate-cache magic! – Yocto Project Summit 2019

Abstract: From-scratch builds, even using server grade machines (with 40+ cores) will take just under an hour to complete. Additionally this estimate is just for minimal, stripped down images;  Bigger images that bring up more than just core functionality and support things like web browsers/multimedia would take much longer (on the order of several hours). … Continued

Working with NVIDIA Tegra BSP and Supporting Latest CUDA Versions – Yocto Project Summit 2019

Abstract: The usage of Tegra, the CUDA-enabled system on a chip (SoC) series developed by NVIDIA, is increasing in embedded Linux devices for various industries requiring deep learning and artificial intelligence solutions. Often the Ubuntu-derived image provided by NVIDIA L4T and JetPack SDK isn’t flexible enough. Reliable high-quality industrial devices require a custom embedded Linux … Continued

Strenghten your Yocto deployments with Autobuilder2 CI tool – Yocto Project Summit 2019

Abstract: The Yocto Project is using Buildbot for continuous integration services. AutoBuilder is a project that automates build tests and Quality Assurance (QA) upon a Buildbot configuration for the Yocto Project through metadata. Buildbot is a software development continuous integration tool which automates the compile or test cycle required to validate changes to the project … Continued

Building Container Images with the Yocto Project – Yocto Project Summit 2019

Abstract: This paper will present how the Yocto Project can be used to create container images for use with container runtimes such as Docker. A brief introduction to container image formats will lead into more in-depth discussions about building container images. The Yocto Project build approach will be compared to popular tools currently in use … Continued