By Karim Yaghmour

ISBN-10: 0596529686

ISBN-13: 9780596529680

Karim Yaghmour, Jon Masters, "Building Embedded Linux platforms, second Edition"
2008 | ISBN: 0596529686 | writer: O’Reilly Media | EPUB | 462 pages | five + four MB

There's loads of pleasure surrounding using Linux in embedded platforms -- for every little thing from mobile phones to motor vehicle ABS structures and water-filtration crops -- yet no longer loads of functional info. construction Embedded Linux structures bargains an in-depth, hard-core advisor to assembling embedded structures according to Linux.

Updated for the most recent model of the Linux kernel, this re-creation provides the fundamentals of creating embedded Linux platforms, besides the configuration, setup, and use of greater than forty diverse open resource and loose software program programs in universal use. The booklet additionally seems on the strengths and weaknesses of utilizing Linux in an embedded method, plus a dialogue of licensing matters, and an advent to real-time, with a dialogue of real-time innovations for Linux.

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For technical review, thanks go to Greg Goddard, Leam Hall, Forrest Humphrey, Josh More, and Dave Pawson.  Introduction It is hard to chart the rise of Linux without risking the appearance of exaggeration and hyperbole. During the past few years alone, Linux has grown from a student/hacker playground to an upstart challenger in the server market to a well-respected system taking its rightful place in educational and corporate networks. Many serious analysts claim that its trajectory has just begun, and that it will eventually become the world's most widespread operating system.

Tail Show the last few lines of a file. tailf Follow the growth of a logfile. touch Update file timestamps and create the file if it doesn't exist. wc Count lines, words, and characters. Media Command Action cdparanoia Rip a CD while providing extra features. cdrdao Copy a CD. eject Eject a removable disk or tape. genisoimage Generate a binary image from a directory tree. icedax Rip a CD or DVD to create a computer-friendly WAV format. readom Read or write a data CD or DVD. volname Provide the volume name of a CD-ROM.

Groupadd Add a new group. groupdel Delete a group. groupmod Modify groups. grpck Check the integrity of group system files. grpconv Convert group file to shadow group file. lastlog Generate report of last user login times. newusers Add new users in a batch. pwck Check the integrity of password system files. pwconv Convert password file to shadow passwords. rusers Print who-style information on remote machines. rwall Print a message to remote users. useradd Add a new user. userdel Delete a user and that user's home directory.

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