Chapter 15. System Design

Up until now, the goal has been to get a system up and running well enough for testing, but not for production. In this chapter, you go through the process of systematically creating a root file system that is proper for deployment on a production device. This process involves thinking about how the device is produced and how the user is using the device. This process shouldn't be haphazard, which means understanding and selecting the right tools for the job and taking the time to study and understand the alternatives offered by the environment around Linux.

The Big Picture

Getting a system ready for production means gathering the files to be deployed and preparing them so they can be placed on the device prior to shipping. ...

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