Adding support for IEEE 802.15.4 and 6LoWPAN to an embedded Linux system opens up new possibilities to communicate with tiny devices. The mainline kernel supports the wireless protocols to connect such devices to the internet, acting as border router for such networks. This talk will show the current kernel support, how to enable and configure the subsystems to use it and how to communicate between Linux and IoT operating systems like RIOT, Contiki or Zephyr.

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