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FreedomHEC 2008

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FreedomHEC Taipei 2008 ARCHIVE


          Visit here for a Chinese translation of this page.


FreedomHEC Taipei is the hardware conference where you'll learn how easy it is to make your hardware compatible with free, open source operating systems such as Linux. This is the conference where hardware vendors looking for a cost-effective Linux driver strategy can meet Linux experts. 


Who: Hardware engineers, driver developers, you. (Please register and add yourself to our who's who page.)

What: High-intensity learning, networking and Linux driver development unconference

Where: Technical Service Building (14F., No.133, Sec. 4, Minsheng E. Rd., Taipei City 105, Taiwan, R.O.C. ) - Chinese Venue Address

When: November 20-21, 2008

Why: Take control of your own destiny and make your hardware valuable to the Linux market.



Register Now!





If you want to give a talk please add yourself to the schedule!  If you don't have access to edit the wiki please request access.  Please invite people to speak and forward the call for speakers to friends. Talks can be given in either Chinese and English.


November 20th, 2008





 9:00-9:50 Registration  
 9:50-10:00 Opening  


How and why to work with the Kernel community (Video)

Harald Welte

 10:45-11:05 Tea Time  


Introduction to git

Junio C Hamano

 12:00-13:30 Lunch  


ACPI EC driver: working around broken hardware

Alexey Starikovskiy


Video4Linux: An interface overview

Brandon Philips


Tea Time



File System Performance Tuning for Gdium

Coly Li


Linux graphics driver development model

Eric Anholt


November 21st, 2008









DMP x86 Soc Family

Anthony Lu(盧聰勇),  DMP Electronics Inc

 10:45-11:05 Tea Time  


Eee Peripheral Interoperability  Services in Eee PC Platform  for Printer , DSC and BT Phones

Ellis Wang(王榮宗), ASUS


 11:40-12:10 SunPlus SPCE3200 Platform Bright Huang(黃瑞安), Microtime Computer Inc





"Secure Linux" Primer (Video)

Toshiharu Harada 


TOMOYO Linux: pragmatic and manageable security for Linux

Kentaro Takeda

 15:10-15:30 Tea Time  


The experience of touch pad driver and application development

Gary Lee(李文定), Sentelic Inc
 16:05-16:25 Andes Open Development Environment For Linux Shawn Lin(林信宏), Andes Tech


Linux Multiqueue Network Driver Infrastructure

Herbert Xu



  • Please add other known hotels close to venue
  • Tai Hope Hotel (Affordable, close to venue, recommend)
    • Address - No.137, Xing-an St., Songshan District, Taipei City 10545, Taiwan
  • Regal Suites (Affordable, close to venue, quality is ok)
    • Address - No.307, Fuxing N. Rd., Songshan District, Taipei City 10544, Taiwan
  • MingSheng Serviced APT (Affordable Price, close to venue, quality is ok)
    • Address - No.11, Alley 7, Lane 113, Sec. 3, Minsheng E. Rd., Songshan District, Taipei City 10545, Taiwan
  • One Star Hotel (Affordable Price, a little far, quality is ok ,with discount)
    • Address - No.219, Sec. 2, Chang-an E. Rd., Songshan District, Taipei City 10552, Taiwan
  • Deja Vu Hotel (Affordable, a little far, quality is ok, with discount)
    • Address - No.136, Sec. 1, Fuxing S. Rd., Da-an District, Taipei City 10666, Taiwan
  • Sherwood Taipei (High price, close to venue, quality is good)
    • Address - No.111, Sec. 3, Minsheng E. Rd., Songshan District, Taipei City 10544, Taiwan



If you are a speaker please contact Chao Lung Huang <regis276 [at] gmail.com> of the Institute for Information Industry about getting discounted hotels.


If you have problems with hotel booking systems, please contact Chao Lung Huang <regis276 [at] gmail.com>. He can book the hotel for you.


Weather of Taipei

The weather will be cold at Wednesday.Remember to prepare a coat and long-sleeved clothes.



Speaker dinner

  • Date : 2008/11/20 18:30
  • Restaurant : SHANGHAI SHANGHAI
  • Restaurant Address : No.129, Sec. 3, Minsheng E. Rd., Songshan District, Taipei City 10596, Taiwan

         Welome speakers and speaker's families to participate the dinner.

         If you have any question, please contact Chao Lung Huang <regis276 [at] gmail.com>.


Taipei Travel

      It is just my own plan,you can tell me your options.I can change the plan anytime.

      If you are interested in the following plan,just drop the mail to Chao Lung Huang <regis276 [at] gmail.com>.

  • Friday(11/21) Night Plan:Go to the most famous electronic ,computer and computer peripheral market in Taiwan ,Then go to Wanhua night market.
  • Saturday Plan - we will go to Taipei railway main station's east exit 3 to get together at 8:30 AM
    • Go to the most famous soybean milk shop to eat breakfast in the morning 9 AM.
    • Talke a look at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and President Office building.
    • Go to Shin-Yeh Restaurant for Lunch
    • After Lunch,Go to Tamsui Fishers' Wharf
    • Then go to Taipei 101
    • Finally go to eat yam congee and pickles in Fuxing S. Rd for dinner.
    • The end





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Media, potential sponsors, questions: please mail Brandon Philips brandon@ifup.org

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