Browsing All posts tagged under »embedded«

U-boot for ARM on QEMU

March 10, 2010


Instructions to compile and run the U-Boot bootloader inside a QEMU emulation of an ARM platform.

Hello world for bare metal ARM using QEMU

February 28, 2010


Create a simple "Hello world" program that prints on the serial port of an emulated ARM system, using the CodeSourcery gcc toolchain and the QEMU emulator of the Versatile board.

Simplest bare metal program for ARM

February 14, 2010


A simple example of bare metal programming for ARM926EJ-S core using the free open source Codesourcery toolchain based on GNU gcc.

OpenRisc simulator runs Linux

December 6, 2009


OpenCores is an organization owned by ORSoc that invests in open source hardware. Their site hosts many hardware projects that ship the source code (Hardware Description Language in this case) with the GNU Lesser General Public Licence. This allows the adoption of free Intellectual Properties (hardware blocks) in any hardware design, being it proprietary (closed-source) […]

Links for 2009-06-05

June 5, 2009


Christer Edwards: Getting Started with Firewall Builder via Planet Ubuntu Donald Knuth: Mathematical Ideas, or Algorithms, Should Not Be Patented (Groklaw) via Groklaw reports that Donald Knuth is petitioning the EPO to disallow software patents. “Donald Knuth, distinguished computer scientist, recipient of the Turing Award, creator of the TeX computer typesetting system, and author […]

ARM proudly presents Cortex-M0.

February 25, 2009


Good news (, Cortex-M0 is here. I’m quite excited, because this is rock-solid ARM technology, and I’m expecting to see this puppy inside next generation devices all along. The fact that it’s small and simple means that it will be used in small and simple architectures, so I suppose that by the start of 2010 […]


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