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October 23-26, 2017 - Prague, Czech Republic
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Monday, October 23 • 11:15 - 11:55
x86 Platform Drivers - Darren Hart, VMware

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x86 platform drivers cover the final bits of integration that make things like hotkeys, LEDs, radio switches, and screen orientation work on laptops, as well as certain aspects of thermal and power management work across all types of platforms. They make or break the first time user experience with many platforms, and yet are inevitably one of the last things to be completed due to a variety of challenges. Besides the obvious lack of OEM participation and hardware availability, developing these platform drivers is complicated by systems designed for a fundamentally different software ecosystem. Darren will describe the nature of this subsystem, recent changes to scope, current development efforts and challenges, and leave attendees with an invitation to get involved with improving the scope of support using their own systems.

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Darren Hart

Director / Open Source Technology Center, VMware
Darren is the Director of the Open Source Technology Center at VMware. He leads the engineering team in their efforts to contribute to open-source projects as well as role model and advocate for open source best practices within VMware. Prior to VMware, Darren spent 7 years at each... Read More →



Monday October 23, 2017 11:15 - 11:55
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