Brussels / 2 & 3 February 2019


Porting Debian to the RISC-V architecture

Tales from a long quest

The talk tells the story of how the Debian GNU/Linux port for the RISC-V architecture came to life and describes the steps and challenges involved in adding support for a completely new architecture to one of the major Linux distributions. It provides an overview of the current state of the port and gives an outlook on further developments.


K. Merker