LinuxBIOS Symposium 2006
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Time and Date
The LinuxBIOS Symposium 2006 took place in Hamburg, Germany from October 1st to October 3rd 2006.
Photos of the Symposium
The agenda is available here.
Talks & Discussion
- Integrator's Guide
- Development Guidelines
- ACPI in LinuxBIOS
- The future of LinuxBIOS
- What is the best Payload?
- Programmer's Manual
- Datasheet Trouble
- Automatic Regression Testing
- Targeting Millions
- Slides from Peter's Talk
- Peter Stuge's Embedded Car Audio System I (Flash video)
- Peter Stuge's Embedded Car Audio System II (Flash video)
Jiming Sun, Sohoon Lee
- All of Ron's talks in a single PDF.
We were having a real Hacker's Paradise at the Symposium, amongst others:
- 3 USB-to-PS2 converters
- ca. 10 PLCC chips of various brands/sizes
- ca. 5 DIP chips of various brands/sizes
- a test laptop (SIS 650/691) with socketed PLCC chip:
- Maybe one or two motherboards, if there's room left
- usb to serial (2)
- 1M flash parts 49lf008a
- 512K flash parts. 49lf004
- epia that works
- digital logic msm800sev that is in progress
- lippert frontrunner that is in progress.
- serial and ethernet cables.
- several enet switches.
- outlet strips
- CF cards
- IDE->CF adapters
- USB storage dongles
- RUMBA board for burning flash parts.
- several IBM power warts
- 3 OLPC
- 1 OLPC
- USB -> 3.5 IDE HD
- a couple of 3.5 IDE HD's
- USB CDR/DVD burner.
- ASUS P2B i440bx mother board
- 4 in 1 screwdriver.
- Small screwdriver for pulling DIPs
- Several 29F040b PLCC, Some DIPs I pulled from old motherboards
- ATX powersupply
- USB mouse.
- Small PS/2 keyboard
- USB -> PS/2 adapter.
- several cheap not surge protected powerstrips. (If they blow up no loss)
- serveral EU to US plug adapters.
Stuff I was bringing but decided not to
- 500W 220 -> 110V transformer. (this thing is a cavity search waiting to happen)
- USB -> 2.5 IDE HD (Needs above)
- Max Speed Max Term motherboard (needs above)
- mostly working EPIA-MII with 6-26v 60w atx picoPSU
- a spare samsung 256mb ddr ram
- cf cards
- soekris net4801
- soekris net4826
- prism2/atheros minipci/pci/pcmcia abg/bg/b wifi cards
- pci 1394a without rom
- old agp/pci vga cards with rom
- pci aha-2940au scsi with rom
- 8x100 ethernet switch, some 10m cables, parts for making cables
- sata/ata/usb/1394/nullmodem cables
- usb flash drive if I can find one
- some plcc 512k am29lf040b and one 256k sst39sf020a
- plcc remover tool
- miniature screwdrivers (aka diy plcc remover tool)
- usb2sata 3.5" case
- usb fdd
- usb hub(s)
- ac-12v 1.5a psu
- ac-12v 2.5a psu
- ac-3/5/9/12v 2.5a psu
- ac-power-over-ethernet injector
- a dumb euro power strip or two
- a 5m extension cord or two
- cd-r/dvd-r media
- 10" gray vga crt
- ps/2 .se keyboard
- Via Epia-M
- GBit Switch
- WIFI Routers
- Galep IV Flash burner for DIL and PLCC
- some power strips
- CE power chords
- remote power switch
- Bios Savior+USB control
- chip pullers
- a USB keyboard
- some serial cables (nullmodem)
- usb2serial converter
- usb debug device
- usb flash stick + usb hard drive
- usb hub
- (multimeter+soldering iron)
- Bios Savior (512KB)
- plcc removal tool
- Serial cable (DB9 female/DB9 female)
- USB to serial cable (DB9 male)
- USB -> 2.5 IDE case with 2.5" IDE drive
- IDE 3.5" -> 2.5" converters
- couple of EU -> US plug converters
- lots of anti-drm and GNU/linux stickers