Embedded Linux Development [LFD450]

Price USD 2950
Number of days 4


This course will teach you the tools and techniques necessary for developing embedded Linux devices. In this course you’ll learn:
* The Linux kernel architecture, emphasizing the essential points relevant to adapting the kernel to a custom embedded platform.
* The techniques for right-sizing the system to meet project constraints
* The multitude of resources available for constructing a cross development environment for embedded projects.
* The options available for populating libraries and application user-spaces to meet the goals and constraints of embedded systems.
* And more.

The information in this course will work with any major Linux distribution.


Who should attend?

The course is primarily intended for experienced developers programmers and engineers who are interested in learning how to adapt Linux to an embedded system.

Previous knowledge

You should:

  • Be familiar with basic Linux utilities.
  • Know the C programming language, and be comfortable developing for Linux or UNIX.

Course Outline 

  1. Introduction
  2. Embedded and Real-Time Systems Concepts
  3. Cross-Development Environments: Goals and Needs
  4. Cross-Development Toolchain
  5. Setting Up a Target Development Board
  6. KBuild System
  7. Boot loaders and U-Boot
  8. Kernel Configuration, Compilation, Booting
  9. Device Drivers**
  10. Device Trees**
  11. Target Filesystem Packaging
  12. Build Target Root Filesystem
  13. Root Filesystem Choices
  14. Configuring uClibc
  15. Build BusyBox Utility Suite
  16. Kernel Monitoring and Debugging
  17. Right-Sizing
  18. Memory Technology Devices**
  19. Compressed Filesystems
  20. System Upgrades
  21. Real-Time Extensions

 ** These sections may be considered in part or in whole as optional. They contain either background reference material, specialized topics, or advanced subjects. The instructor may choose to cover or not cover them depending on classroom experience and time constraints.

Standard courses or on request

Our Training offer includes both standard courses and customized courses, developed and held on request.

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