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Linux: Embedded Development by Chris Simmonds, Alex González, Alexandru Vaduva

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Hardware used in this book

The worked examples in this book are intended to be generic, but to make them relevant and easy to follow, I have had to choose a specific device as an example. I have used two exemplar devices: the BeagleBone Black and QEMU. The first is a widely-available and cheap development board which can be used in serious embedded hardware. The second is a machine emulator that can be used to create a range of systems that are typical of embedded hardware. It was tempting to use QEMU exclusively, but, like all emulations, it is not quite the same as the real thing. Using a BeagleBone, you have the satisfaction of interacting with real hardware and seeing real LEDs flash. It was also tempting to select a more up-to-date board ...

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