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Collabora contributions to Linux kernel 4.1

Linux 4.1 was released last week and like previous kernel releases, this version again contains contributions made by Collabora engineers as a part of our current projects. On this release, not only Collabora contributed several patches for different subsystems but also for the … Continue reading

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An update on Device Tree support for IGEP boards

Linux v3.13 has been released a couple of days ago and this is the first kernel version that has complete Device Tree support for IGEP boards. Since the initial DT support that I talked before, the following peripherals were added: … Continue reading

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U-Boot backend support for OSTree

Recently I had to work with OSTree which I think is a very promising and interesting project. The OSTree site advertises it as a tool for managing bootable, immutable, versioned filesystem trees and it uses a combination of chroot and … Continue reading

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mmap support for Raspberry Pi bcm2835 ALSA driver

Because I work on an awesome company I spent last week improving the Raspberry Pi ALSA driver. A long standing issue was that the driver did not support memory-mapped I/O mode for audio stream transfers. ALSA supports two transfers methods for PCM … Continue reading

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