96Boards is most obviously a hardware specification and website providing support and access to software downloads. The software is, to a certain extent, taken for granted, but it is the software that differentiates 96Boards from many other development boards. This session will start with a brief introduction to the 96Boards Software Reference Platform and then invite discussion about how to improve the platform and what should and shouldn’t be a part of the platform across the range of boards.
An introductory session of a system-level overview at Power State Coordination
* Focus on ARMv8
* Goes top-down from ACPI
* A demo based on the current code in qemu (and/or 96Boards)
* The specifications are very dynamic - what’s onging for ACPI and PSCI