Linux Plumbers Conference 2017 Refereed Talks proposals

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* How will Linux handle quantum computing?

What must Linux do for quantum computing and vice versa, and where is quantum computing most likely to succeed? (slides)
Refereed Presentations 05/13/2017
Paul McKenney

* ZUFS - Zero-copy (Low Latency) User-mode FS

A new interface for a new bread of User-mode filesystems that require extremely Low-Latency, synchronous, NUMA aware, DAX capable FileSystems. (slides)
Refereed Presentations 05/13/2017
Boaz Harrosh

* userfaultfd: post-copy VM migration and beyond

userfaultfd: current features and limitations and future development (slides)
Refereed Presentations 05/13/2017
Mike Rapoport

* Performance Analysis Superpowers with Enhanced BPF

This talk will discuss new performance analysis capabilities and tools using enhanced BPF, including scheduler, FS, and TCP analysis, beginning a new generation of advanced tools and visualizations.
Refereed Presentations 05/13/2017
Brendan Gregg

* FB modifiers (supporting end-to-end graphics compression)

Summarize the design and challenges in implementing end to end lossless compression in the graphics stack.
Refereed Presentations 05/11/2017
Ben Widawsky

* The kernel's limits to growth

What factors might interfere with the kernel development community's future growth?
Refereed Presentations 05/08/2017
Jonathan Corbet

* email2git: A cregit Plugin to Link Reviews to Commits

As new kernel maintainers and developers work with a 25 year old code base, email2git helps them understand better the context in which code changes were made by linking those changes' Git commits back to their reviews.
Refereed Presentations 05/07/2017
Alexandre Courouble, Bram Adams

* Reader/writer Range Locking

Discuss features and design of a fair, sleepable range reader/writer lock for the linux kernel. (slides)
Refereed Presentations 05/06/2017
Davidlohr Bueso

* Supporting newer toolchains in the kernel

A few years ago, things were "easy": There was gcc and binutils. Now we have gcc, clang, binutils, lld, and more. (slides)
Refereed Presentations 05/06/2017
Bernhard Rosenkraenzer

* TPM software stack status: device driver to event driven applications

In this talk Jarkko Sakkinen & Philip Tricca give overview and status report on current TPM2 software stack development from kernel to user space applications.
Refereed Presentations 05/05/2017
philip tricca

* LIve (Kernel) Patching: future development

The purpose of this talk is to describe status quo of the Live Kernel Patching implementation and identify future steps needed to improve the implementation
Refereed Presentations 05/05/2017
Jiri Kosina

* hugetlbfs, Still Alive and Kicking

Recent hugetlbfs features and unique characteristics (slides)
Refereed Presentations 05/05/2017
Mike Kravetz

* Managing the impact of growing CPU register state on the user ABI

Extending the user/kernel ABI to cope with increasingly large and numerous CPU registers turns out to be non-trivial, yet CPU architectures are already evolving to require it. How do we minimise ABI breakage? (slides)
Refereed Presentations 05/04/2017
Dave Martin

* User space contiguous memory allocation for DMA

A discussion of approaches to obtain contiguous memory in user space for DMA including a POSIX conformant mmap API (slides)
Refereed Presentations 05/04/2017
Christoph Lameter, Guy Shattah

* SCHED_DEADLINE: Open Issues

Discussion about the open issues of the deadline scheduler.
Refereed Presentations 05/02/2017
Daniel Bristot de Oliveira

* HIERARCHICAL NUMA

Redesigning the memory NUMA abstraction taking into account new memory technologies where inter node distance will no longer be the only deciding factor for memory allocation and placement. (slides)
Refereed Presentations 04/25/2017
Anshuman Khandual

* Power Management Challenges in Linux

There are still challenges facing Linux power management developers in both system-wide and working-state PM areas. (slides)
Refereed Presentations 04/22/2017
Rafael Wysocki

* Commit Rights in the DRM Subsystem

New lessons learned after handin out even more commit rights.
Refereed Presentations 03/29/2017
Daniel Vetter