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Tuesday, October 29 • 17:10 - 17:45
RTC Subsystem, Recent Changes and Where it is Heading - Alexandre Belloni, Bootlin

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Real time clocks are usually simple peripherals because their main
feature is to keep track of the current time. However this task is
actually harder than it seems because time keeping actually depends on
the quality of the source oscillator which may vary depending on
manufacturing or the environment. Also, many RTCs also include more
features that need to be exposed to the user.

This talk will introduce RTCs and their features. It will then present
the RTC subsystem, how it recently changed and how the API will evolve
to support more common functionalities.


Alexandre Belloni

Kernel Engineer, Bootlin
Alexandre joined Bootlin in 2013, a company offering development, consulting and training services to embedded Linux system developers worldwide. He has been working on embedded systems since 2005, mostly Linux on ARM but also MIPS and x86 and so contributes to the usual projects... Read More →

Tuesday October 29, 2019 17:10 - 17:45
Forum 3
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