ELC 2016: Porting Linux To A New CPU Architecture
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 8 April 2016 at 09:02 AM EDT. 1 Comment
Have you ever been curious what it takes to port the Linux kernel to a new CPU architecture? Here's an interesting presentation from this week's Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) in San Diego.

Joël Porquet presented on porting the Linux kernel to new processor architectures. His 31-page slide deck does a nice overview of how to get started and the overall process, well, for what can be reasonably presented of this complex process in under one hour.

If you are curious about Porquet's slides on porting Linux to a new CPU architecture, you can find them here as PDF.
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