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FreeBSD Developer Summit: Vendor Discussions

7 October 2011 (Friday), 12:00 -- 13:00, Room ?
Location: Meeting Plaza, Planetenbaan 100, 3606 AK Maarssen, The Netherlands

Overview

This working group is being organized to talk specifically about vendor relations with FreeBSD, upstreaming stuff, feature requests, consulting major hardware vendors, etc -- things that are probably most applicable to only FreeBSD consumers. Thus we encourage every vendor who builds her products on FreeBSD to participate and possibly give a brief presentation on the current status and problems. This helps to address problems together with FreeBSD developers in a cooperative fashion.

Topics

We would like to cover the following topics. This list is far from complete so if you feel there is something missing that you want to talk about, contact the organizers to propose.

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Topic description

1

Tracking FreeBSD better

2

Getting changes merged back into FreeBSD

3

Responding to internal pressure to switch to Linux

4

Improving FreeBSD virtualization support

5

Relating to hardware vendors

6

Dealing with ports/packages in products / production

Attendance

In order to attend you need to be invited for the developer summit as well as by email for the session and be confirmed by the working group organizers. Follow the guidelines described on the main page or what you received by email. For questions or if in doubt ask us.

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Name

Affiliation

Topics of Interest

Notes

1

ChrisBuechler

pfSense

2

JeroenVanNieuwenhuizen

Snow

3

PawelJakubDawidek

Wheel

4

MichaelDexter

Call for Testing

5

RobertWatson

Cambridge Computer Laboratory

6

FabienThomas

NETASQ

7

YvanVanhullebus

NETASQ

8

DamienDeville

NETASQ

9

JoshPaetzel

iXsystems

Presentations

If you would like to give a short talk at the vendor summit, please e-mail us so we can add it to the talk table here. Talk slots are about 15 minutes long, including discussions. The deadline for talk submissions is 2 October. The deadline has passed.

Please do NOT add yourself here. Your name will appear automatically once you received the confirmation email. You need to put your name on the general developer summit attendees list though.

Title

Speaker

Notes

pfSense and FreeBSD-Based Network Security Appliances

ChrisBuechler

12:00 -- 12:15

Why We are not Using FreeBSD

JeroenVanNieuwenhuizen

12:15 -- 12:30

FreeBSD in Research at Cambridge

RobertWatson

12:30 -- 12:45

NETASQ and BSD: A Success Story

FabienThomas, YvanVanhullebus

12:45 -- 13:00

Note to Presentors

There is a template attached to the page for creating presentations. This template is a skeleton for a suggested talk which should contain:

It is a LaTeX source file that you can modify to create PDF slides. It uses the Beamer class which is an easy-to-use extension to LaTeX for making presentations. You can easily install it by the following command (as root):

# pkg_add -r latex-beamer

This will install Beamer and pdfLaTeX that can be used for compiling the sources to produce the desired PDF file.

$ pdflatex my-presentation.latex

201110DevSummit/Vendors (last edited 2011-10-23 09:00:34 by PáliGáborJános)