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FreedomHEC Taipei 2009

Slides and ogg Theora encoded videos of the talks are now linked from the schedule below!



Visit here for a Chinese translation.


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.

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

When: June 10-11, 2009

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




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.


June 10th, 2009





 9:20-9:50 Registration  
 9:50-10:00 Opening  


Kernel Report(video)

Jon Corbet

 11:00-11:10 Tea Time  


Qi - Lightweight Boot Loader Applied in Mobile and Embedded Devices(video)

Jim Huang (jserv),Matt Hsu

 12:00-13:30 Lunch  


Linux Fast Boot(video)

Fred Chien


VIA's Experience - Merging Driver Into Mainline(video)

Joseph Chan
 14:50-15:00 Tea Time  
 15:00-17:20 Linux Driver Tutorial(Source Code, video)

Greg KH


Jun 11, 2009









Linux Driver Reverse Engineering(slides with quite a bit of ARM  assembly, downloading beforehand is recommended)(video)


 10:50-11:10 Tea Time  


CoreBoot(formerly LinuxBIOS)(video)

Peter Stuge 





Jun 11, 2009 Afternoon Business/Community Sessions






Kernel Community(video)

Jon Corbet


Linux Driver Project(video)

Greg KH

 15:20-15:30 Tea Time  


GPL Compliance(video) Harald Welte


Panel Discussion: Kernel Community(video)

Jon Corbet, Greg KH,Wilson Tien



  • 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 in Taipei in June is generally hot with thunder showers in the afternoon.


Speaker dinner



Restaurant:Brother Hotel(http://www.brotherhotel.com.tw/english/index.htm)

                 Plum Blossom Room(2-3F)


Taiwan Tourism

6/11 night: Shilin_Night_MarketMap


6/12 : Rent a car to have a Taipei North Sea-Side Tour.


From Hugh Blemings  From Andrew From Acelan Kao



To add a talk or otherwise edit this wiki page you must request access.

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



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