Embedded Linux stands for the use of Linux in embedded computer systems such as smartphones.

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ST-Ericsson cg2900 driver for gps [migrated]

I'm using ST-Ericsson's chip cg2900, it contains bluetooth,fm, and gps. it's driver, which is a MFD, is explained on this discussion https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/linux.kernel/aD_FGvp8D3U ...
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How to find cause of IIS Timer_MinBytesPerSecond error?

I have a ASP.NET 2.0 web application running on IIS 6 on a Win Server 2003 server. A commercial device running the Konqueror browser is communicating with the application and randoming timing out ...
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How to create a readonly root linux: Can be mounted as writeable for persistent changes? [closed]

I'd like a read only file system that runs almost entirely in RAM but the compact flash or hardrive can be mounted and made writeable to make persistent changes. How do I do this on Linux? I've ...
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Bypass DNS Server lookup by using /etc/hosts when using a dynamic IP address

It is my understanding that the need to query external DNS servers for commonly accessed names can be reduced if those commonly accessed names are present in /etc/hosts. Now, I have a situation ...
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One way ping on an embedded Linux system

I'm facing a networking issue with an embedded Linux system in a private network. We have a network that consists of a few tens of servers connected through a switch with one of the servers acting as ...
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using Linux as a bootloader?

I have an embedded device with a SPI connected flash. Basically this means the device boots its bootloader and Linux kernel from a small flash part. As the device boots, but before the root ...
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small and cheap embedded system [closed]

for a home automation project I'm search for a small and cheap computer which is capable of running a small webservice. It should have the following features: Linux enabled (Debian, OpenWRT, ...) ...
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Low-maintenance Linux distro for “info screen”?

What Linux distribution would you recommend for a host with sole function of displaying an informational WWW page to the public with minimum maintenance? The hardware is a rather simple PC with LAN ...
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Facing issue with cron on embedded linux

I have a SAM9 based board running embedded linux using buildroot package. I added the crond and crontab support to busybox from make menuconfig and built the rootfs and flashed it to my board. The ...
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Forwarding linux terminal from serial port to TCP with socat

I'm working on embedded ARM platform, Slackware. I'm using G24 Java modem which is configured to forward data between ports /dev/ttyS1 and /dev/ttyACM0, so anything that goes onto any of these ports ...
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Linux audio capture at a rate of 20ms is choppy

I am currently working on an embed linux video server. When I deployed the application to the boards we are planning on using for production I noticed that the audio was noisy. I discovered that the ...
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What is the best file extension for a firmware image made with dd?

I currently have an embedded video server that I developed using embed linux, c and c++. I currently have our assembly line workers flash the ide drives from a usb flash drive like so: dd ...
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Embedded device for deploying network probes

Our environment has a multitude of remote subnets that we monitor by deploying Linux-based probes running various network monitoring software and other handy tools. Currently we're using surplus-ed ...
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What is mdev and how to /dev/* nodes get created in Linux?

Our Linux kernel is 2.6.31 running on an embedded MIPS processor with busybox. The initialisation script (rcS) starts mdev with: echo "/sbin/stbhotplug" > /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug mdev -s Can ...
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Booting a new Linux kernel from within Linux?

Anyone know of a way to "boot" another Linux kernel from within Linux, discarding the original kernel/initrd? The idea is that I can boot my server from a small read only copy of Linux that does some ...
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Does NMBD depend on DHCP?

I am trying to debug a SMB share issue on an embedded Linux setup. Before diving into source code, I want to make sure this is not a configuration problem. So here is my case: Scenario-1: dhcp server ...
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Busybox, netstat, no -p

I have an ultra old (don't ask why) BusyBox (BusyBox v1.01 (2008.12.19-21:31+0000) Built-in shell (ash)) on my DreamBox. I would like to find out which process opened which connection using netstat. ...
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What could this error mean?

I am having trouble with embedded linux system which keeps outputting this error: libdirac_encoder.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory' Any idea what this error means? ...
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Using Minicom While Connected

I am running Debian on an Embedded system and am trying to use minicom to periodically get the signal strength of my USB EVDO modem using the AT+CSQ command. When the modem is not connected, I can ...
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How to increase The initial RAM size(16M) of PPC440 in linux 2.6 kernel

I am building cuImage. When I try to put in openSSH, I run out of 16M RAM boundary which is set during early kernel turning on MMU, so it wont boot up. Can anyone tell me how to increase that? Inside ...