FOSDEM '09 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


Speaker: H. Peter Anvin

Event Track Day Room Start time Duration
Syslinux and the dynamic x86 boot process Kernel Sunday Janson 14:00 01:00

H. Peter Anvin

H. Peter Anvin has been working on Linux since 1992, specializing in low level hardware. He is currently co-maintainer of the unified x86/x86-64 Linux kernel tree.

Peter has contributed to numerous Linux kernel subsystems, and is the author and/or maintainer of several Open Source projects, including the Syslinux boot loader suite, the Netwide Assembler (NASM), klibc, and tftp-hpa. He is also the founder and President of The Linux Kernel Organization, which maintains the servers across the globe.

Peter lives in San Jose, California, working for Intel's Open Source Technology Center. He has previously worked on as a architect and Technical Director at Transmeta, working on CPU architecture and Code Morphing Software, at Orion Multisystems, designing personal supercomputers and at rPath, working on Linux software appliances. In his spare time, he enjoys hacking programmable logic, scuba diving, and fuzzy bunnies.