If you read this book straight through, by the time you’re done with it you’ll be quite tired of the Minicom program. I use it in several examples. The great thing about Minicom is that it doesn’t require the test bed machine to have any more hardware than a regular off-the-shelf PC—it just needs a serial port. And it actually does something useful!
The preceding section walked you through the installation of the Embedded Linux Workshop. In this section, I’ll give you a step-by-step procedure to build a bootable floppy disk that will directly run Minicom.
Change to the directory where you want your new project to live:
Use the elw command installed earlier to create the ...