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

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Playing BusyBox on a virtual Android device (Intermediate)

This recipe uses a virtual Android device as the target platform that we just created to show the usage of BusyBox applets on an embedded platform. It will replace the Android toolbox mksh shell-based console with the more powerful BusyBox ash shell-based console. It starts a remote shell and a web service on it with BusyBox telnetd and httpd respectively.

The console based on BusyBox ash gives a more powerful shell environment. Not only can the applets be run on this console, but new shell scripts can also be written in such a shell environment.

The remote shell is useful for remote development and maintenance, and the web service is helpful for system monitoring. Both of them have common ...

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