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IBM developerWorks: Embedded Linux development

Mar 07, 2002, 11:36 (0 Talkback[s])

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Learn how to put together your optimal embedded development environment for tinkering with today's hot handheld and wearable devices. Embedded Linux development broadly involves three tiers: the bootloader, the Linux kernel, and the graphical user interface (or GUI). In this article, we will focus on some basic concepts involving these three tiers; we will provide some insights into how the bootloader, kernel, and filesystem interact; and we will investigate some of the numerous options available for the filesystem, GUI, and bootloaders.

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