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Instant Optimizing Embedded Systems Using BusyBox by Cao Ziqiang, Wu Zhangjin

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Chapter 1. Instant Optimizing Embedded System Using BusyBox

Welcome to Instant Optimizing Embedded System Using BusyBox.

BusyBox is a popular Unix toolbox; it integrates tiny versions of many common Unix utilities. It can be easily configured and compiled into a small, single-binary executable file. The built-in utilities are also known as BusyBox applets; they can be easily installed on an embedded system to add functionality or optimize performance. They can together also be used to build new embedded systems with extra device nodes, configuration files, and a Linux kernel.

This book will walk you through the configuration, compiling, and installation of the single-binary Unix toolbox, BusyBox. We'll show its basic usage on a desktop development ...

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