Google Summer of Code 2010

Etherboot Project is participating in Google Summer of Code in 2010.

Google has generously sponsored the following 3 students to work with us this summer.

Etherboot Project GSoC 2010 Students

Piotr Jaroszyński: Usermode debugging under Linux

Piotr Jaroszyński

Quick info
Timezone UTC + 2 (CEST)
Work hours 12:00 - 20:00 UTC
Weekly meeting Sunday 18:00 UTC
Primary mentor Joshua Oreman
Project pages

Guo-Fu Tseng: Implement and Port Ethernet Drivers for gPXE

Guo-Fu Tseng

Quick info
Timezone UTC + 8 (CST)
Work hours 14:00 - 17:30, 19:30 - 24:00 CST
06:00 - 09:30, 11:30 - 16:00 UTC
Weekly meeting 11:00 - 12:00 UTC Friday
19:00 - 20:00 CST Friday
Primary mentor Marty Connor
Project pages

Andrei Faur: Device driver implementation

Andrei Faur

Quick info
Timezone UTC + 3 (EEST)
Work hours 17:00 - 23:00 EEST
14:00 - 20:00 UTC
Weekly meeting Sunday 17:00 UTC
Primary mentor Stefan Hajnoczi
Project pages

Etherboot Project GSoC 2010 Mentors

Marty Connor: Project Leader, Etherboot Project

Marty Connor Marty Connor is Project Leader of the Etherboot Project, a globally distributed team of developers and users of innovative network booting technology. He is the creator and maintainer of the website which dynamically generates custom gPXE and Etherboot network boot images. Mr. Connor is also CEO of Entity Cyber, Inc., a technology consulting firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he has advised clients on technology matters for over 20 years. <br clear="all" />

Stefan Hajnoczi: Software Engineer

Stefan Hajnoczi Stefan Hajnoczi is actively involved in the Etherboot Project, working in and around gPXE. A former Google Summer of Code student himself, he is motivated to help others enjoy the experience of contributing meaningful work to the open source community. <br clear="all" />

Joshua Oreman: Etherboot Project Developer and MIT Undergraduate

Joshua Oreman Joshua Oreman is actively involved in the Etherboot Project, working with gPXE. A former Google Summer of Code student himself, he has significant experience with gPXE internals and enjoys working with GSoC students and other Etherboot project members to improve gPXE and the field of network booting in general. <br clear="all" />

Pravin Shinde: Etherboot Project Developer and Software Engineer

Pravin Shinde Pravin Shinde is a former Google Summer of Code student himself with the Etherboot Project, working on He has significant experience working with multiple Linux distributions and initramfs configurations. He enjoys working with GSoC students and other Etherboot project members to improve the integration of gPXE with Linux distributions and over WAN links. <br clear="all" />

Thomas Miletich: Etherboot Project Developer

<!-- {{:wiki:user:etherboot_logo.png?nolink |Etherboot logo}} --> Thomas Miletich is an active developer with the Etherboot Project. He has significant experience with network interface cards (NICs) and has written, tested and debugged a number of gPXE device drivers. He enjoys working with GSoC students and other Etherboot project members to improve gPXE and to make network booting more accessible to everyone. <br clear="all" />

John "Warthog9" Hawley: Linux Foundation, Chief Systems Administrator

John "Warthog9" Hawley John “Warthog9” Hawley is a jack of all trades, programmer, sysadmin, crazy man and rabble rouser. Currently working for the Linux Foundation on assignment to as their Chief Systems Administrator. He's worked on as a primary sysadmin for numerous years, created PXE Knife a network & cd bootable cd of useful utilities, maintains a set of GeoIP based patches for the Bind name server, and probably more random things than he is going to remember.

John has exciting commentary on BitTorrent as a distribution mechanism, has been known to disagree strongly with the views of billionaires and cook extravagant meals then subject his friends to “bad” or b-rate movies (some of which even grace the event with clarinet music). <br clear="all" />

H. Peter Anvin: Senior Kernel Engineer, Intel, Inc.

H. Peter Anvin H. Peter Anvin has been hacking Linux since 1992. He is the author and maintainer of the SYSLINUX suite of bootloaders, part of the Linux kernel x86 architecture maintainer team, and author or maintainer of a large number of Open Source projects, including the Netwide Assembler, klibc and tftp-hpa.

He is the founder and president of the Linux Kernel Organization, operators of, the Linux kernel website. He lives in San Jose, California, and works for Intel, Inc. <br clear="all" />


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