Linux for Embedded and Real-Time Applications, Fourth Edition, provides a practical introduction to the basics, covering the latest developments in this rapidly evolving technology. Ideal for those new to the use of Linux in an embedded environment, the book takes a hands-on approach that covers key concepts of building applications in a cross-development environment. Hands-on exercises focus on the popular open source BeagleBone Black board. New content includes graphical programming with QT as well as expanded and updated material on projects such as Eclipse, BusyBox - configuring and building, the U-Boot bootloader - what it is, how it works, configuring and building, and new coverage of the Root file system and the latest updates on the Linux kernel..
- Provides a hands-on introduction for engineers and software developers who need to get up to speed quickly on embedded Linux, its operation and capabilities
- Covers the popular open source target boards, the BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black
- Includes new and updated material that focuses on BusyBox, U-Boot bootloader and graphical programming with QT
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.
1. The Embedded and Real-time Space 2. Installing Linux 3. Introducing Linux 4. The Host Development Environment 5. Eclipse 6. The Hardware Part 2: Application Programming in a Cross-Development Environment 7. Accessing Hardware from User Space 8. Debugging Embedded Software 9. Posix Threads 10. Embedded Networking 11. Graphics Programming with QT Part 3: Components and Tools 12. Integrated Build Environments 13. Configuring and Building the Kernel 14. BusyBox and Linux Initialization 15. U-Boot Boot Loader and Getting Ready to Ship 16. Source Code Control-GIT 17. Real-time Linux