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

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Creating a virtual Android device (Simple)

We have already discussed the configuration, compiling, and installation of BusyBox; it's time to talk about its usage on embedded platforms, and then for system optimization.

Android is the most popular embedded Linux system, and our book uses it as the experiment platform. To simplify building the experiment environment, the open source and free Android emulator is used instead of the real Android devices throughout the whole book. As a prerequisite, a virtual Android device will be created in this recipe.

Compare to real Android devices, such as the Raspberry Pi board or an Android smartphone or tablet, the virtual Android device created by Android emulator is cheaper. Android emulator is free to download ...

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