The Host Development Environment
When you say “I wrote a program that crashed Windows,” people just stare at you blankly and say “Hey, I got those with the system, for free.”
In this chapter, we’ll configure our host workstation environment in preparation for configuring the target board in Chapter 5. The steps involved include:
• Installing some software from the Mini2440 DVD
• Configuring the workstation
• Configuring networking on the workstation
We’ve got a lot to do in this chapter. But before we dive into that, let’s take a look at the cross-development environment in general.
Cross-Development Tools—The GNU Tool Chain
Not only is the target computer limited in resources, it may be a totally different processor ...