Linaro Set Top Box Summit (Part 1)

Registered by Stephen Doel on 2011-09-13

This Summit will bring together the main players in ARM Set Top Box to describe their current plans and problems, to promote wider understanding and collaboration. The aim will be to propose initial solutions and with Linaro able to coordinate moving forward

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
David Rusling
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Ilias Biris
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
None
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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Sprints

Whiteboard

Part 1: Education

- STB Hardware needs
     - ARMv7, AMP versus SMP
     - Graphics hardware, 3D plus video
     - What STB specific hardware is needed for STB products

- What software stacks need to be supported?
     - Proprietary versus open source software
     - Standard APIs (existing or emerging)

- Collect the top technical issues that need to be solved
     - Graphics
     - Multimedia
     - Security (DRM, Conditional Access support)
     - Kernel
     - Power management
     - Boot architecture
     - Toolchain
     - memory management (maybe give an update of where we are with UMM)
     - Validation?

Part 2: Technical Discussions

- Time permitting, take the first N high priority items and discuss

Part 2: Planning and Coordination

- What forums / steering committees / standards bodies exist now?
- Ad hoc mailing lists?
- What can / should Linaro do to help? Issues to prioritize, opportunities to consider

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Work Items