July 24, 2011
The Emdebian project works to bring Debian on embedded platforms, with repositories of custom distributions and toolchains to cross-compile software. I wanted to try their ARM toolchains, and coincidentally the Linux kernel 3.0 has been released in these days, so I tried to cross-compile it and emulate it on QEMU. These tests have been done […]
May 17, 2011
In embedded software programming there’s often the need to use assembly-level instructions to reach all the functionalities of the processing core. But when the developing is done almost exclusively in C, it is sometimes a burden, often an added complexity and possibly a nuisance to code separate assembly files containing the needed functions. Other than […]
December 5, 2010
Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat includes an ARM cross-compiler to compile programs for Linux. The compiler can also be used for bare-metal programming with a few arrangements.