Re: USB mini-summit at LinuxCon Vancouver

From: Sarah Sharp
Date: Tue Aug 09 2011 - 13:10:48 EST

On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 09:52:44AM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Hi,
> On 08/08/2011 07:58 PM, Sarah Sharp wrote:
> >On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 09:45:56AM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>On 08/05/2011 12:56 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> >>>On Thu, Aug 04, 2011 at 07:21:47PM -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> >>I think it is important to separate oranges from apples here, there are
> >>at least 3 different problem classes which all seem to have gotten thrown
> >>onto a pile here:
> >>
> >>1) The reason Mauro suggested having some discussion on this at the
> >>USB summit is because of a discussion about dual mode cameras on the
> >>linux media list.
> >...
> >>3) Re-direction of usb devices to virtual machines. This works by using
> >>the userspace usbfs interface from qemu / vmware / virtualbox / whatever.
> >>The basics of this work fine, but it lacks proper locking / safeguards
> >>for when a vm takes over a usb device from the in kernel driver.
> >
> >Hi Hans and Mauro,
> >
> >We have do room in the schedule for the USB mini-summit for this
> >discussion, since the schedule is still pretty flexible. The
> >preliminary schedule is up here:
> >
> >
> >
> >I think it's best to discuss the VM redirection in the afternoon when
> >some of the KVM folks join us after Hans' talk on USB redirection over
> >the network.
> >
> That seems best to me too. I'm available at both proposed time slots,
> and I would like to join both discussions.
> >It sounds like we need a separate topic for the dual mode cameras and TV
> >tuners. Mauro, do you want to lead that discussion in the early morning
> >(in a 9:30 to 10:30 slot) or in the late afternoon (in a 15:30 to 16:30
> >slot)? I want to be sure we have all the video/media developers who are
> >interested in this topic present, and I don't know if they will be going
> >to the KVM forum.
> I would really like to see the dual mode camera and TV tuner discussion
> separated. They are 2 different issues AFAIK.

Ok, great, I've put both topics in the morning, in separate slots.

Sarah Sharp
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