A/B partitioning - let's talk about the dirty RW files
2023-09-14, 12:30–12:55 (Europe/Berlin), Main Hall

A/B partitioning is great - you hermetically drop-in the whole new OS and boot
into it. Although, how can we manage and migrate the RW configuration and state
files that lie within? Can we do that reliably on both OS upgrades and

This talk will explore the design used on the SteamDeck, the issues
we've seen while drawing analogies, and future inspiration with "Fitting
Everything Together" by Lennart Poettering in mind.

Open source developer, geeking across the stack

Former #mesa3d release manager, Linux, Mesa, Xorg, Wayland, libva ... contributor.

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