A common question is how do you do kernel development with OpenEmbedded? Typically, OpenEmbedded builds a kernel by checking the source out of a git… Read More »Best practices for kernel development with OpenEmbedded
I recently wrote an article about best practices building Qt applications with OpenEmbedded, and it occured to me that I should write an equivalent article… Read More »Best practices for building Gtk+ applications with OpenEmbedded
This article describes how to cross compile a Qt application (named qt_tutorial) with OpenEmbedded, and several best practices you should consider. OpenEmbedded currently includes fairly… Read More »Best practices for building Qt applications with OpenEmbedded
The Gumstix Overo Pinout Spreadsheet has been updated with the Palo board connector pinouts, and a few mistakes have been fixed.
One task that is a often confusing to new OpenEmbedded users is how to capture changes to the source code for a package/recipe. First, lets… Read More »How to capture source changes to an OpenEmbedded package
I’m currently dealing with a programming problem where I need access to several 64MB, file-backed data structures concurrently on an Embedded Linux system that only… Read More »Dealing with large data structures efficiently in embedded systems
Very interesting news from MontaVista yesterday as they announced MontaVista Linux 6. It turns out they are using bitbake, which is the core of the… Read More »MontaVista Linux 6 is based on OpenEmbedded Technologies
Although ssh and friends work really well for embedded systems, occasionally you want to set up a NFS root for development. One of the scenarios… Read More »How to set up a NFS root filesystem for embedded Linux development
The cm-x270 kernel support in OpenEmbedded has just been updated to version 2.6.29.
The Wi2Wi W2CBW003 is a highly integrated module that provides both Wifi and Bluetooth radios for embedded designs. This module is ideal for embedded designs,… Read More »Wi2Wi W2CBW003 Wifi/Bluetooth module review
Marcin just published an interesting article about memory performance on various embedded systems using the hdparm -T as a simple benchmarq. This test gives a… Read More »Memory Performance on various Embedded Systems
One thing that works really well in Linux is support for USB Broadband modems. While it usually takes a little fiddling with PPP scripts, it… Read More »Sprint 598U USB Broadband Modem in Embedded Systems
The Socketcan test applications and utilities are now available in OpenEmbedded. The socketcan kernel modules already exist in OE. To build and deploy: get the… Read More »Socketcan utils and test apps added to OpenEmbedded