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Embedded Linux by John Lombardo

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What Constitutes an “Embedded Linux Toolkit”?

There are a lot of products and projects available on the Internet that can help you with various aspects of building the software for your embedded Linux device. I’m defining an “embedded Linux toolkit” to include only those products and projects that, together with a host Linux system and the target hardware, provide a complete end-to-end solution for building the image that you load onto the hardware that will boot Linux and run at least a simple application.

Each toolkit has a different user interface and style. However, all must do essentially the same thing: Build a Linux kernel that either contains the application as a kernel thread or also builds a root filesystem with the application software ...

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