Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Hallinan, Christopher. Embedded Linux primer: a practical real-world approach / Christopher Hallinan. Christopher Hallinan, Prentice Hall PTR, ISBN Hallinan begins by touring a typical Linux-based embedded system. Christopher Hallinans Embedded Linux Primer has proven itself as the Drawing on more than a decade of embedded Linux experience, Hallinan helps you.

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Christopher Hallinan has clearly written for a target ahllinan of embedded developers and as such, the book is best read while working with a properly configured development environment, for example the AMCC EP evaluation kit in combination with a standard PC.

Chapter 4 covers the basics of modifying your kernel to compile for a given architecture and was by far my favorite chapter.

Embedded Linux Primer: A Practical Real-World Approach

From processor basics through to kernel initialization, system initialization and bootloaders, device drivers, the book hits and keeps hitting the sweet point of its purpose.

Clearly, the author is in good contact with the real world and intuitively understands free software. We don’t recognize your username or password. I particularly liked the discussion in chapter 12 of the use of DHCP and NFS in the embedded development environment, and now finally realize the importance of the JFFS2 file system for flash devices page His introduction to the open source community was through contributions to the popular U-Boot bootloader.


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Luckily, Embedded Linux Primer itself mentions only long standing and christophrr renowned free priemr tools and avoids any hint of proprietary contamination. I almost agree with the authors definition; however, I think the net casts wider still to power users looking to sharpen their intellectual teeth.

Description Comprehensive Real-World Guidance for Every Embedded Developer and Engineer This book brings together indispensable knowledge for building efficient, high-value, Linux-based embedded products: This item has been replaced by Embedded Linux Primer: Pros Embedded Linux Primer communicates enough information to the new developer to help overcome the first barriers that block the learning path to fully utilizing Linux in all kinds of new chrlstopher.

A Practical Real-World Approach. Relevance to free software Linux is as free software as you are going to get. This embedded environment may cost a few extra bucks.

Book review: Embedded Linux Primer by Christopher Hallinan

I have a romantic idea that I can pop some flash memory into my cheap embedded environment, building my first spider robot. Acknowledgments embevded the First Edition. Foreword for the First Edition.

Walk through detailed coverage of the USB subsystem. Compare leading embedded Linux processors.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Debugging Embedded Linux Applications. Signed out You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. Embedded Linux Primer a practical real-world approach written by Christopher Hallinan and published by Prentice Hall explains in understandable detail the core knowledge required to start productive and meaningful developments in this interesting problem domain.


Prior to joining Mentor Graphics, he spent nearly seven years as a field applications engineer for Monta Vista Software. The idea of making chrietopher own embedded devices calls to me. Starting with a very brief introduction and then moving on quickly to the first embedded experience, the book does not waste time getting to a well-focused point.

Build and analyze real-time systems with Linux. Though the author has a mild preference for the AMCC EP Evaluation kit Yosemite boardthe book is deliberately generic enough and mentions the most popular hardware platforms page If you’re interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep.

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