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Linux for Embedded and Real-Time Applications (Embedded Technology)

by Doug Abbott

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0750675462, Paperback)

In this applications-oriented reference, Doug Abbott shows how to put Linux to work in embedded and real-time applications. Among the topics Abbott discusses include memory management, device drivers, interrupt handling, kernel instrumentation, boatloaders, embedded networking, inter-task communications, periodic vs. "one shot" timing, POSIX threads, hardware abstraction layers, and program debugging. Abbott uses numerous real-world examples to show how implement a variety of embedded applications using Linux. Abbott discusses the strengths and weaknesses for embedded applications of different implementations of Linux, and he also examines the different real-time extensions for Linux. This book incorporates many programming exercises with solutions. All code listings are provided on the accompanying CD-ROM, as well as an electronic version of the text.

*Fully describes the use of Linux operating system for embedded and real-time applications
*Covers advanced topics such as device drivers, kernel implementation, POSIX threads
*The CD accompanying the book includes an electronic version of the book as well as related software tools and code listings

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:28 -0400)

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 AndroidUpdated and changed accompanying tools, with a focus on the author's specially-developed Embedded Linux Learning Kit.… (more)

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