Speakers Announcement and Early Bird Registration Reminder

The list of accepted talks for Linux Plumbers Conf is now available.

Speakers and topics include “The Btrfs Filesystem: Design, Status and Goals” by Chris Mason, “From Naught to Sixty in 5 Seconds (Making Boot Fast)” by Arjan van de Ven and Auke Kok, and “Graphics Drivers in the Kernel: 20 years late” by Dave Airlie and Jesse Barnes. Talks will be followed by round-table discussion about the direction of future development in the project. This is an excellent opportunity for vendors, distributions, hardware manufacturers, and Linux developers to influence the technical direction of these subsystems. See the LPC speakers page for a complete list of topics.

New Microconference on Early Boot and Init

Dave Jones, the Fedora kernel maintainer, will be running a new microconference on early boot and init. Topics include standardizing early boot across distributions and improving boot time. Representatives from various distros can discuss existing features, difficult problems, and solutions relating to early boot and init.

Early Bird Registration Closes August 18th

The conference registration fee increases from $250 to $300 on August 18th.

The student registration fee is $50. Students are encouraged to register by August 18th.

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