Microcontroller - 8051, 8052, OpCodes, Analog Interface.

Friday, October 14, 2011

PeeWeeLinux - Linux on an embedded platform

PeeWeeLinux is an ongoing development effort to provide an environment that makes the configuration and installation of a Linux operating system on an embedded platform as easy and painless as possible.

PeeWeeLinux - Linux on an embedded platform

Some Highlights

  • Developed on a RedHat 6.2 platform
  • Packages are customized to minimize memory footprint
  • Ncurses driven graphical configuration and installation tools
  • USB support
  • PCMCIA support

Currently the loading of target devices directly attached to the development system are supported. These include floppy drives, IDE hard drives, scsi hard drives, M-Systems Disk-On-Chip and CompactFlash devices. CompactFlash has been successfully loaded using PCMCIA adapters and USB readers.