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LFD450 Embedded Linux Development

This course will give you the step-by-step framework for developing an embedded Linux product. In addition, you’ll learn the methods used to adapt the Linux…

Certificate None
Duration 4 Days
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Accreditor The Linux Foundation
Languages English

What is included in LFD450 Embedded Linux Development

Course Description

This course will give you the step-by-step framework for developing an embedded Linux product. In addition, you’ll learn the methods used to adapt the Linux kernel and user-space libraries and utilities to particular embedded environments, such as those used in consumer electronics, military, medical, industrial, and auto industries.

Course Information

Certification: None

Duration: 4 Days

Domain: Solution Development and Deployment

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom

Accreditor: The Linux Foundation

Available Languages: English

Purchase Options: Pay Per Use Courseware


The course is primarily intended for experienced developers, programmers, and engineers who are interested in learning how to adapt Linux to an embedded system. Participants should be familiar with basic Linux utilities, know the C programming language, and be comfortable developing for Linux or UNIX.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn about the necessary tools required, elucidating various problems that may occur with them, and evaluating the available solutions.
  • Come up to grips with some issues surrounding managing the project over the life-cycle of the product.
  • Have considerable experience with C programming, and a fairly thorough understanding of Linux and how it works, but will not necessarily have any kernel or embedded work in his or her background.

Course Outline

Module 1:  Introduction

Module 2:  Embedded and Real-Time Systems Concepts

Module 3:  Cross-Development Environments: Goals and Needs

Module 4:  KBuild System

Module 5:  Cross-Development Toolchain

Module 6:  Basic Target Development Board Setup

Module 7:  Booting the Target Development Board from uSD

Module 8:   Booting a Target Development Board over Ethernet

Module 9: Boot loaders and U-Boot

Module 10: Kernel Configuration, Compilation, Booting

Module 11:  Device Drivers**

Module 12:  Device Trees**

Module 13:  Target Filesystem Packaging

Module 14:  Build Target Root Filesystem

Module 15:  Root Filesystem Choices

Module 16:  Configuring uClibc

Module 17:  Build BusyBox Utility Suite

Module 18:  Kernel Monitoring and Debugging

Module 19:  Right-Sizing

Module 20:  Memory Technology Devices**

Module 21:  Compressed Filesystems

Module 22:  System Upgrades

Module 23:  Real-Time Extensions

Delivery is subject to Leapest terms and conditions.

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