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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen for real-time/embedded/automotive

BTW, there's another thread going on, related to this topic here:


(Lars started it by sharing his notes from the "Seeding a Xen +
Android / Embedded ecosystem" BoF session we had at the Xen Developer
Summit in Edinburgh)

On lun, 2013-11-18 at 20:14 +0100, Dario Faggioli wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> So, looking at the last Xen Developer Summit, other co-located and
> previous conferences, as well as here on the list, there appears to be a
> booming interest in running Xen on embedded systems of various kind.
> This mail to say that:
>  * we're ready to take up the challenge! :-)
>  * in doing that, we really are interested in everyone's collaboration
>    or, at very least, feedback.
> So, if you work in embedded/automotive/aerospace/..., what are you
> requirements? How can we improve Xen (on ARM) for your use case?
> Personally, I'm mostly interested on the scheduling, latency and, in
> general, real-time angle. So whether it is on and Android phone/tablet,
> an in-car infotinement system, an audio workstation or a rocket that you
> want to run Xen, tell me/us what you need in terms of increased
> determinism and decreased latencies!
> For instance, I think it would be nice to start with some measurements:
> http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_Development_Projects#Is_Xen_ready_for_the_Real-Time.2FEmbedded_World.3F
> That would basically mean running some latency oriented benchmarks both
> in Dom0 and in a guest(s), and compare the result with bare metal.
> It would be similar to what Open Source Automation Development Lab
> (OSADL) people do on "latency QA farm". Actually, how could would it be
> to be able to get in touch with them and have Xen run in there? (They
> already do something virt-related, but it's very limited).
> https://www.osadl.org/QA-Farm-Realtime.qa-farm-about.0.html
> https://www.osadl.org/Real-time-host-and-kvm-virtualization.qa-farm-rt-host-and-kvm.0.html
> Here they are some (more) links:
>  - Presentations (from Lovene and Artem) of Xen on some typical embedded
>    systems (Android tablet and in-car infotinement)
>   * 
> http://www.slideshare.net/xen_com_mgr/sruk-xen-presentation2013v7dualandroid
>     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km6gBnIqaWo&feature=youtu.be
>   * 
> http://www.slideshare.net/xen_com_mgr/xen-in-oss-based-in-vehicle-infotainment-systems
>     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=po1IeElg8tg&feature=youtu.be
>  - The Real-Time Xen project Sisu is working on:
>   * https://sites.google.com/site/realtimexen/
> Looking forward to hearing from you!
> Thanks and Regards,
> Dario
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<<This happens because I choose it to happen!>> (Raistlin Majere)
Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

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