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Kernel Configuration and Development

  • Gene Sally

Abstract

Embedded Linux development when you’re creating applications is much less about kernel development and more about kernel configuration. Because hardware vendors have a vested interest in making sure Linux is ready for their hardware the day it ships, the days of a developer on an embedded project porting a kernel for a board has become a thing of the past. A typical embedded developer needs to know how the kernel project works but doesn’t spend time doing in-depth kernel hacking like in the days of yore.

Keywords

Config File Kernel Module Source Tree Kernel Development Kernel Code 
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© Gene Sally 2010

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  • Gene Sally

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