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Workshop Schedule (July 12th - 15th, 2011)

A four day hands-on workshop focuses on Real-Time Linux capabilities of mainline Linux and tools. Some scattered advanced topics will offer the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the capabilities of GNU/Linux based on on-going work in the context of the OVERSEE FP7 project.

Day 1: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011, 08:00-17:00
Intro to the Linux kernel
- Kernel Development Life Cycle
- GIT, patching and configuring the kernel
- Building kernel packages
- Kernel Driver basics

Day 2: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011, 08:00-17:00
RT-Preempt introduction
- RT-Preempt concepts
- Tools for temporal analysis
- Tracing in kernel space
- Evaluating systems

Day 3: Thursday, July 14th, 2011, 08:00-17:00
RT applications on mainline Linux
- Basics of thread programming
- Real-Time threads and PI
- Resource handling for RT processes
- Synchronization and deadlocks

Day 4: Friday, July 15th, 2011, 08:00-17:00
Kernel security capabilities - a few advanced topics
- Short intro into extended attributes (user-space)
- Introduction to fuse, writing simple fuse-FS
- A quick look at Linux security modules, writing your own
- Hard-coding iptables in a kernel modules