Category Archives: linux

Why Maintenance Releases Matter

I’m cross-posting this from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. Please go there to learn more about embedded Linux and the work we’re doing in the Yocto Project to make it easier for you to develop embedded devices. As the calendar year winds down, I find myself tapping away at the keyboard at […] Read more >

Corks? Or Screw tops? Why the experience matters

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. Respond here or over there. I’ve noticed a disturbing trend amongst a few of the high quality wineries in my state. They have abandoned the cork to close their high-end wine bottles and turned to screw caps. This is good news to people who struggle […] Read more >

The Keys to Intel vPro Technology: HECI-MEI-LMS-SOL-UNS

It seems that our Developers are spending a lot of time looking for information about HECI drivers.  With vPro being around for many years now (we are on our 7th revision going on 8) I was wondering if this piece of Active Management Technology  is still a puzzle to developers.  In the spirit of figuring […] Read more >

Meet Edison: the Yocto Project 1.1 release

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project website. Check out the complete site for more information. Back in my college days, I sang in the University Chorus, one of those big choirs who sang a variety of pieces, mostly classical and rarely a more contemporary song. One time we had a young music director […] Read more >

Fresh Yocto Code – the M2 Milestone release for embedded Linux goodness

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project site. Head over to for more information about the project, resources and all around good stuff Today we dropped another development milestone build for the Yocto Project. Introducing the M2 build. Our intent for these regular milestone drops is to synch up everything in the project […] Read more >

High Velocity Embedded Everything

I cross-posted this from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. You can comment on it here, on over there. The David Stewart home was in serious want of a stereo upgrade. The old setup was from the analog days, and with the dominance of Internet, High Definition and Blue Ray, I needed a digital-enabled […] Read more >