Embedded Linux Projects Using Yocto Project Cookbook

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  • Optimize your Yocto setup to speed up development and debug build issues
  • Introduce development workflows for the U-Boot and the Linux kernel, including debugging and optimization methodologies
  • Customize your root filesystem with both already supported and new Yocto packages
  • Understand the open source licensing requirements and how to comply with them when cohabiting with proprietary programs
  • Bring professional embedded Yocto products to market in a timely manner
  • Optimize your production systems by reducing the size of both the Linux kernel and root filesystems

The embedded Linux world is standardizing around Yocto Project as the best integration framework to create reliable embedded Linux products. Yocto Project effectively shortens the time it takes to develop and maintain an embedded Linux product, and it increases its reliability and robustness by using proven and tested components.

This book begins with the installation of a professional embedded Yocto setup, then advises you on best practices, and finally explains how to quickly get hands on with the Freescale ARM ecosystem and community layer, using the affordable and open source Wandboard embedded board.

  • Explore best practices for all embedded product development stages
  • Use what is quickly becoming the standard embedded Linux product builder framework, the Yocto Project
  • Easy to follow guide to solve all your project woes
Page Count 324
Course Length 9 hours 43 minutes
ISBN 9781784395186
Date Of Publication 29 Mar 2015


Alex González

Alex González is a software engineering supervisor at Digi International and product owner of the Digi Embedded Yocto distribution. He started working professionally with embedded systems in 1999 and the Linux kernel in 2004, designing products for voice and video over IP networks, and followed his interests into machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies and the Internet of Things. Born and raised in Bilbao, Spain, Alex has an electronic engineering degree from the University of the Basque Country and he received his MSc in communication systems from the University of Portsmouth.