The Target System
WHAT’S IN THIS CHAPTER?
- Understanding the Board Support Package (BSP)
- Examining bootloaders
- Understanding the OEM Adaptation Layer (OAL)
- Using the Kernel Independent Transport Layer (KITL)
In Chapter 6 the BSP was introduced, Chapter 26 introduced the bootloader, and Chapter 27 covered the BIOS bootloader. This chapter takes a deeper look at the BSP and its components, the bootloader, OAL, and KITL. A custom OAL IOCTL is implemented.