January 13, 2006

Webinars Address Embedded Linux Development

Kimberly Booth writes "TimeSys to Host Educational Webinars for Embedded Developers Creating Custom Linux Platforms for PowerPC and x86 Processors

PITTSBURGH, PA – January 12, 2006 – TimeSys® Corporation, the leading developer service provider for the embedded Linux market, will host complimentary webinars addressing key challenges faced by embedded developers creating custom Linux platforms.

Each webinar will be led by a Linux development expert using LinuxLink by TimeSys™, a continuously updated, Web-based resource for embedded Linux development. Webinar hosts will guide attendees through the process of creating a custom Linux platform for an embedded development project targeting a PowerPC or x86 processor, including:

  • Patching and compiling the Linux kernel
  • Assembling a root filesystem (RFS) from pre-compiled binary RPMs
  • Cross-compiling a source RPM and adding it to an RFS
  • Adding an autoconf project to an RFS
  • Setting up your cross-development environment
  • Working in a native development environment
  • Taking full advantage of a LinuxLink subscription

Attendees of Developing Custom Linux Platforms for x86 Processors will also receive complimentary 14-day access to the LinuxLink subscription for the x86 processor, which includes the Developer Exchange embedded development resource center. Attendees will also receive a special x86 reference Linux distribution designed to quickly demonstrate the ease of designing and building custom Linux platforms using the resources provided by LinuxLink.

Developing Custom Linux Platforms for PowerPC Processors
Tuesday, January 24th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time/1:00 PM Eastern Time

Register: https://timesys.webex.com/timesys/onstage/g.php?d= 351853759&t=a

Developing Custom Linux Platforms for x86 Processors
Tuesday, January 31st at 10:00 AM Pacific Time/1:00 PM Eastern Time

Register: https://timesys.webex.com/timesys/onstage/g.php?d= 351866412&t=a

About TimeSys Corporation
TimeSys is the leading developer service provider for the embedded Linux market, delivering LinuxLink subscriptions that empower developers to rapidly and efficiently create their own commercial-grade custom Linux platform. The continuously updated cross-compiled components, information and systems offered through LinuxLink subscriptions are aggregated from the open source community, semiconductor manufacturers and TimeSys and hosted in the TimeSys Network. For more information, visit www.timesys.com."

Link: timesys.com

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