[plug] Intro and training/contractor questions for Linux Embedded Deve

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Tue Apr 12 11:59:12 WST 2011

Have you looked at openwrt? It handles the whole patching, tool building
and package cross-building thing for you.


On Tue, Apr 12, 2011, damien at bigaxesolutions.com wrote:
> Hi Plug,
> my names Damien, I work for these guys as a Hardware Engineer :  
> http://www.embedcard.com/.
> We have recently started looking at our next gen of hardware and are  
> looking at setting up a Embedded Linux system, amongst other things.
> We have ordered a few dev kits, with some Embed Linux functionality  
> and gone through and learnt some basic stuff such as:
> - Compiling/cross compiling the kernel
> - Updating the kernel
> - Uboot compiling and updating
> - Basic cross compiled apps "hello world" etc.
> The learning curve is pretty serious and we are starting to bog down  
> learning things such as
> - direct/driver I/O Interfacing
> - Graphic/touch screen usage (trying to use DirectFB at this point)
> We would like to put the feelers out for any training (or any  
> experienced embed Linux users who would consult) to work with us.
> Also if anyone has any recommendation for other places to look, please  
> let me know!
> Thanks,
> Damien Wieman
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