Xenomai Community Call Minutes - December 16, 2020

Greg Gallagher greg at embeddedgreg.com
Thu Dec 17 07:18:47 CET 2020


On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 10:39 AM Wang, Rick Y via Xenomai <
xenomai at xenomai.org> wrote:

> Attendees:
>
> Philippe Gerum, Jan Kiszka (Siemens), Florent Pirou (Intel),
> Hongzhan Chen (Intel), Fino Meng (Intel), Song Chen (kylin software),
> Antoine Hoarau (Fuzzy Logic Robotics), Florian Bezdeka (Siemens),
> Jeroen Van den Keybus (National Instruments), Yang Yao (Intel),
> Dao Zhang (Intel), Jianbo Cao (Intel), Yipeng (Intel), Lisa Li (Intel),
> Anderson Huang (Intel), Hongwei Wang (Intel), Hao Huang (Intel),
> Jacky Zhu (Intel), Rick Wang (Intel)
>
>
> Agenda:
>
> *Welcome and agenda - Rick
> *Community update - Jan
> *Xenomai/EVL roadmap (3.2 to 4.0) - Jan/Philippe
> *Hot topics discussion - Hongzhan and developers
> *Attendees survey
> *Open
>
>
> Roadmap:
>
> 3.1 - Current stable based on I-pipe
> 3.2 - Xenomai over Dovetail (Target porting done by Feb 2021, stable by Q2
> 2021)
> 3.3 - Common Xenomai Platform (Specification done by Mar 2021)
> 4.0 - EVL (TBD)
>
> *** Call to Action: Please feedback to the community ***
> Definition of next generation Xenomai needs input from users. Any feedback
> to Xenomai including but not limited to below topics are welcome.
>
> *How are you using Xenomai?
> *What's the usage scenario?
> *Which features are you using?
> *Which APIs are you using?
> *What's your performance expectation?
> *What's your project's maintenance cycle?
>
> Feedback to the community by end of Mar 2021 (CXP specification complete)
> is highly appreciated .
>
>
> Xenomai over Dovetail progress:
>
> Jan and Hongzhan Chen have been working on porting Xenomai over Dovetail
> in the past two months. The boot is successful with issues under debug.
> Philippe will guide Hongzhan to finish the porting for 3.2.
> Keep development with 5.9 kernel until we can decide a preferred
> kernel version for 3.2.
>
>
> Attendees response to the live polling regarding interested Xenomai topics:
>
> *Ethernet drivers
> *general real time system for industry control
> *Low-latency scheduling
> *RTOS on x86 platform
> *interrupt and scheduling, finding sources of latency...
> *Dual-kernel thread scheduling and IA64 interrupt pipelining, Linux debug &
> latency tracing,..
> *Dual-core RT IRQ pipeline and thread scheduling, Latency tracing, RTDM
> *RT tuning on X86, interrupt pipeline...
> *Linux, embedded systems, industry control
> *RTOS implementations
>
>
> Open
>
> Philippe and Jan answered questions from team on Xenomai + Preempt-rt,
> vanilla
> kernel syscall for RT, RTNet evolution, TSN integration, etc.
> A lot of deep insight!
> Sorry for not able to capture all the details... Please feel free to
> comment.
>
>
> Thanks for attending the first xenomai community call! We'll have the next
> community call after the new year on 13th of January 2021, 7:00-8:00 UTC.
>
> Is there going to be a timeslot that is more friendly for people in the
EST timezone?

Thanks

Greg


>
> Happy holiday and stay safe!
>
>
> Thanks,
> Rick
>
>


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