8. Talks and Lectures¶
This is a collection of talks held about barebox use and development at different technical conferences. The most recent overview talk is from 2020:
8.1. Beyond ‘Just’ Booting: Barebox Bells and Whistles¶
Ahmad Fatoum, Embedded Linux Conference - Europe 2020 [slides] [video]
Porting barebox to a new STM32MP1 board and a general discussion of design choices like multi-image, VFS, POSIX/Linux API, fail-safe updates, boot fall-back mechanisms, etc.
Besides older overview talks, there’s a number of talks held about different aspects of barebox use. These are listed here in reverse chronological order.
8.2. DOOM portieren für Einsteiger - Heavy Metal auf Bare Metal (German)¶
Ahmad Fatoum, FrOSCon 2021 [slides] [video]
“DOOM as a boot splash. How, why and how to get it on your nearest home appliance”. A (German) walkthrough on how to leverage barebox APIs to run DOOM on any hardware supported by barebox.
8.3. Initializing RISC-V: A Guided Tour for ARM Developers¶
Rouven Czerwinski & Ahmad Fatoum, Embedded Linux Conference 2021 [slides] [video]
A guide through the RISC-V architecture and some of its ISA extensions and a walkthrough of the barebox port to the Beagle-V Starlight.
8.5. Booting your i.MX processor secure and implementing i.MX8 secure boot in barebox¶
Rouven Czerwinski, Stratum 0 Talk 2019 [video]
A walkthrough of NXP i.MX8MQ high assurance boot with barebox.
8.6. Porting Barebox to the Digi CC-MX6UL SBC Pro (German)¶
Rouven Czerwinski, Stratum 0 Live-Hacking 2019 [video]
Live-coding a barebox port to a new i.MX6UL board while explaining the details (in German).
8.7. Remote update adventures with RAUC, Yocto and Barebox¶
Patrick Boettcher, Embedded Recipes 2019 [video]
Remote update and redundant boot of Embedded Linux devices in the field with RAUC and barebox bootchooser.
8.8. Verified Boot: From ROM to Userspace¶
Marc Kleine-Budde, Embedded Linux Conference - Europe 2016 [slides] [video]
Using FOSS components, including barebox, for a cryptographically secured boot chain on NXP i.MX6 SoCs.
8.9. Booting Linux Made Easy: A Barebox Update¶
Robert Schwebel, FOSDEM 2014 [video]
An overview talk on barebox use in embedded Linux systems.
8.10. Barebox and Bootloader Specification¶
Sascha Hauer, Embedded Linux Conference - Europe 2013 [slides] [video]
The freedesktop.org bootloader specification and its support in barebox.
8.11. Barebox Bootloader¶
Sascha Hauer, Embedded Linux Conference - Europe 2012 [slides] [video]
An update on barebox development progress with a discussion of newly implemented features in the preceding three years.
8.12. Barebox: Booting Linux Fast and Fancy¶
Robert Schwebel & Sascha Hauer, Embedded Linux Conference - Europe 2010 [slides]
Boot time optimization while using barebox.