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Monday, October 28 • 12:20 - 12:55
Getting Started with RISC-V Systems for Free - Alistair Francis, Western Digital

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Current RISC-V systems are hard to obtain, limited in performance and expensive. Alistair will discuss how QEMU can be leveraged to run RISC-V systems all for free. QEMU is an open source emulator that supports the RISC-V ISA. QEMU is extremely quick and provides a vast range of advanced features for users and developers.

This talk will focus on how users can get started with QEMU for RISC-V. This will include describing how QEMU works and what the RISC-V ISA is. The talk will then discuss how anyone can get started with QEMU and RISC-V before continuing to explain some more advanced features of QEMU.


Alistair Francis

Principal System Engineer, Western Digital
As an engineer working in Western Digital's R&D department I am focused on QEMU and RISC-V enablement. I have previous industry experience working in embedded devices, focused on business facing SoC designs and software stacks. As a QEMU maintainer I am interested in improving QEMU's... Read More →

Monday October 28, 2019 12:20 - 12:55
Pasteur Auditorium
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