- Print ISBN 9780124159969
- Electronic ISBN 9780123914330
This new edition of Linux for Embedded and Real-Time Applications provides a practical introduction to the basics and the latest developments in this rapidly evolving technology. Ideal for those new to using Linux in an embedded environment, it takes a hands-on approach and covers key concepts plus specific applications.
Key features include:
- Substantially updated to focus on a specific ARM-based single board computer (SBC) as a target for embedded application programming
- Includes an introduction to Android programming
With this book you will learn:
- The basics of Open Source, Linux and the embedded space
- How to set up a simple system and tool chain
- How to use simulation for initial application testing
- Network, graphics and Android programming
- How to use some of the many Linux components and tools
- How to configure and build the Linux kernel, BusyBox and U-Boot bootloader
- Provides a hands-on introduction for engineers and software developers who need to get up to speed quickly on embedded Linux, its operation and its capabilities – including Android
- Updated and changed accompanying tools, with a focus on the author’s specially-developed Embedded Linux Learning Kit
Engineers and software developers involved in embedded computing development; Linux programmers; electrical and computer engineering students
Audience and Prerequisites
Part 1: Introduction and Getting Started
Chapter 1. The Embedded and Real-Time Space
What Is Embedded?
What Is Real-Time?
How and Why Does Linux Fit In?
Where Is Linux Embedded?
Open Source Licensing
Chapter 2. Installing Linux
DVD or Live CD?
Chapter 3. Introducing Linux
Protected Mode Architecture
The Linux Process Model
The Linux File System
Chapter 4. The Host Development Environment
Cross-Development Tools—The GNU Tool Chain
The Terminal Emulator, minicom
Chapter 5. The Hardware
ARM Single Board Computer
What About Other Boards?
Setting Up the Mini2440
Flash Memory and File Systems
Preparing the Board
The Boot Loader
Chapter 6. Eclipse Integrated Development Environment
The C Development Environment—CDT
Building the Project
Debugging with CDT
Part 2: Application Programming in a Cross-Development Environment
Chapter 7. Accessing Hardware from User Space
ARM I/O Architecture
Accessing I/O from Linux—Our First Program
The led Program
A Data Acquisition Example
Chapter 8. Debugging Embedded Software
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- © 2013
- 15th November 2012
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