Pro Linux Embedded Systems

Pro Linux Embedded Systems

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Today, Linux is included with nearly every embedded platform. Embedded developers can take a more modern route and spend more time tuning Linux and taking advantage of open source code to build more robust, feature-rich applications. While Gene Sally does not neglect porting Linux to new hardware, modern embedded hardware is more sophisticated than ever: most systems include the capabilities found on desktop systems. This book is written from the perspective of a user employing technologies and techniques typically reserved for desktop systems. Modern guide for developing embedded Linux systems Shows you how to work with existing Linux embedded system, while still teaching how to port Linux Explains best practices from somebody who has done it before What youa€™ll learn The anatomy of an embedded Linux project How to create an embedded Linux development environment How to configure and build an embedded Linux kernel How to configure and build open source projects for embedded systems How to minimize resources and boot times What resources are available in open source to help you build your project Who this book is for This book is for professional embedded developers who have an understanding of basic software development concepts. You dona€™t have to be familiar with Linux, but you should be comfortable working from the command-line. Table of Contents About Embedded Linux Configuring the Software Environment Target Emulation and Virtual Machines Starting Your Project Getting Linux for Your Board Creating a Linux Distribution from Scratch Booting the Board Configuring the Application Development Environment Application Development Debugging Applications Kernel Configuration and Development Real Time Using Open Source Software Projects BusyBox System Design System Tuning Deploying Applications Handling Field UpdatesIncorrect input resulted in an unrecoverable error, and the board had to be powercycled (or the reset button pressed, if it had one) to ... The boot loader for that system is NTLDR; it works as a secondstage boot loader, and the Phoenix BIOS is the firststage boot loader. ... Sometimes the kernel is compressed, and the first code decompresses the kernel and jumps to an address thata#39;s the kernela#39;s entry point.

Title:Pro Linux Embedded Systems
Author:Gene Sally
Publisher:Apress - 2009-12-27


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