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Wednesday, August 8 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Befriending the elephant in the room: Fedora/RHEL kernel

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Fedora serves as an important part of the development process for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), despite the two distributions having different focuses and development processes. The kernel in particular has long diverged to an extreme degree between RHEL and Fedora. There’s an increased interest to make Fedora more useful as a RHEL upstream by sharing a common kernel. The focus of this talk is to explain why Red Hat wants to synchronize with Fedora, what’s going to change and how this will be beneficial to both RHEL and Fedora.


Laura Abbott

kernel crasher
Laura thinks kernels are pretty nifty. Her day-to-day work involves bug fixes, tending the Fedora kernel releases, and other kernel work for the benefit of Fedora. Laura has mentored and co-coordinated Outreachy for Fedora and occasionally blogs about a variety of aspects of her work... Read More →
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Stef Walter

Hacker, manager, and CI freak., Red Hat
Stef is an avid open source hacker. He's contributed to over a hundred open source projects, and can currently be found working on the Cockpit Linux admin interface. He's a usability freak. Stef lives in Germany, and works at Red Hat.

Wednesday August 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:20pm CEST
0-Meissen + Radebeul