Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications

Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications

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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
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 190 x 232 x 16mm | 498.95g
  • Newnes (an imprint of Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd )
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • Illustrated; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0124159966
  • 9780124159969
  • 760,365

About Doug Abbott

Doug Abbott is a consultant with over thirty years' experience, specializing in hardware and software for industrial and scientific data acquisition and embedded product applications. Doug is also a popular instructor and seminar leader, who teaches classes in PC technology and real-time programming for University of California Berkeley Extension. He has taught the techniques of real-time programming and multi-tasking operating systems to hundreds of professional engineers. Doug Abbott is the principal of Intellimetrix, a consulting firm in Silver City, NM, specializing in hardware and software for industrial and scientific data acquisition and embedded product applications. Among his past and pre-sent clients are Agilent Technologies, Tektronix, Sandia National Laboratory and numerous smaller high-tech com-panies in Silicon Valley. Mr. Abbott has over thirty years experience in various aspects of computer hardware and software design and has been an independent consultant for the past fifteen years. Prior to founding Intellimetrix, he managed software de-velopment for DSP Technology, Inc, a leading supplier of high-speed instrumentation. Doug is also a popular instructor and seminar leader, who teaches classes in PC technology and real-time program-ming for University of California Berkeley Extension. He has taught the techniques of real-time programming and multi-tasking operating systems to hundreds of professional engineers. These classes can also be customized and made available for on-site presentation. Mr. Abbott received an MSEE degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
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Table of contents

1. The Embedded and Real-Time Space 2. Installing Linux 3. Introducing Linux 4. The Host Development Environment 5. The Hardware 6. Eclipse Integrated Development Environment 7. Accessing Hardware from User Space 8. Debugging Embedded Software 9. Posix Threads 10. Embedded Networking 11. Configuring and Building the Kernel 12. Kernel Modules and Device Drivers 13. BusyBox and Linux Initialization 14. U-Boot Boot Loader and Getting Ready to Ship 15. Source Code Control-GIT 16. Build Tools

Appendix A: U-Boot Commands Appendix B: Why Software Should Not Have Owners
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