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Tuesday, October 29 • 16:20 - 16:55
Advanced Testing using UserModeLinux - Richard Weinberger, sigma star gmbh

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UserModeLinux (UML) is the dinosaur of Linux virtualization, it was one of first methods to run multiple Linux systems on the same host.

Over the last years KVM mostly superseded UML, but UML can be still useful for building complex tests for both kernel and userspace application since the kernel runs as regular process on the host side.
In this talk Richard will present in detail on how UML can be (ab)used to build tests which are not possible with hypervisor-based virtualization. This includes an overview of how UML works internally and test examples.

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Richard Weinberger

Co-Founder, sigma star gmbh
Richard Weinberger is co-founder of sigma star gmbh and offers Linux kernel consulting services. He's been working with Linux for 10 years and works on the Linux kernel for more than five years. Besides of the kernel he has a strong focus on various low level components of Linux... Read More →

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Tuesday October 29, 2019 16:20 - 16:55
Bellecour 3
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