"Previous articles in this series have examined some commercial
toolkits available for embedding Linux. The products from Lineo,
MontaVista, Red Hat, LynuxWorks, and REDSonic aim to replace
proprietary embedded operating systems with Linux, though all use
some proprietary tools themselves.
"The pure open source options for embedded Linux toolkits have
been few in number, perhaps because constructing a usable system
from scratch using the freely-available sources is not difficult
for an experienced Linux user, or one with some time to invest in
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