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FreeRTOS - A Mini Real Time Kernel

If you're having trouble getting Linux to run on that 8-bit processor with 32KB of memory don't despair, there are open-source alternatives. FreeRTOS is an open source real time kernel that has been ported to a number of microprocessors. The website lists ports to over 40 different processor/compiler combinations. more>>

System Minimization

Strategies for reducing Linux's footprint, leaving more resources for the application or letting engineers further reduce the hardware cost of the device. more>>

GCC for Embedded Engineers

Read along to understand how GCC works, find out what all those other programs in the toolchain directory do, and learn some tips and tricks to become more comfortable with most indispensable tool in your project. more>>

Standard Operating Procedures for Embedded Linux Systems

Follow these procedures for the smoothest path to great embedded Linux. more>>

Beachhead - Waysmall

An appliance approach is ideal for Asterisk. more>>

Combine uClinux and Asterisk on a Card

Embedding Asterisk on a Digikey Blackfin STAMP card. more>>

SMP and Embedded Real Time

As embedded real-time applications start to run on SMP systems, kernel issues emerge. more>>

How to Port Linux When the Hardware Turns Soft

Porting Linux to run on the Pico E12 and beyond. more>>

Choosing a GUI Library for Your Embedded Device

Evaluating two very different GUI libraries, Qtopia and Nano-X. more>>

Call MisterHouse to Regulate Your Heat

Combine MisterHouse with Perl scripts, X10 and the Linux kernel to create an automated zoned radiant heat system. more>>

Linux and Open Source in Telecommunications

A success story with a focus on Carrier Grade Linux. more>>
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