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Linux for Embedded and Real-Time Applications

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ISBN-10: 0750679328

ISBN-13: 9780750679329

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Doug Abbott

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The open source nature of Linux has always intrigued embedded engineers, and the latest kernel releases have provided new features enabling more robust functionality for embedded applications. Enhanced real-time performance, easier porting to new architectures, support for microcontrollers and an improved I/O system give embedded engineers even more reasons to love Linux! However, the rapid evolution of the Linux world can result in an eternal search for new information sources that will help embedded programmers to keep up! This completely updated second edition of noted author Doug Abbott??'s respected introduction to embedded Linux brings readers up-to-speed on all the latest…    
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Book details

List price: $70.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 5/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Doug Abbott is a consultant with over thirty years' experience, specializing in hardware and software for industrial and scientific data acquisition and embedded product applications. Doug is also a popular instructor and seminar leader, who teaches classes in PC technology and real-time programming for University of California Berkeley Extension. He has taught the techniques of real-time programming and multi-tasking operating systems to hundreds of professional engineers. Doug Abbott is the principal of Intellimetrix, a consulting firm in Silver City, NM, specializing in hardware and software for industrial and scientific data acquisition and embedded product applications. Among his past…    

Preface
About the Author
Whats on the CD-ROM
The Embedded and Real-Time Space
Introducing Linux
The Host Development Environment
Configuring and Building the Kernel
BlueCat Linux, The Less is More Philosophy
Debugging Embedded Software
Kernel Modules and Device Drivers
Embedded.Networking
Introduction to Real-Time Programming
Linux and Real-Time
The RTAI
Posix Threads
Cutting It Down to Size
Eclipse Integrated Development Environment
RTAI Application Programming Interface (API)
Posix Threads (Pthreads) Application, Programming Interface
Why Software Should Not Have Owners
Upgrading From Kernel 2.4 to 2.6
Index