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[aprssig] Embeded LINUX display

Tom Hayward tom at tomh.us
Fri Feb 22 18:12:35 UTC 2008


I'm currently working with an embedded computer running Linux Kernel
2.4. I imagine it would run perl, MySQL, and GD fine if I had more
than 3MB storage to work with. The trick is getting the software and
its dependencies to cross-compile correctly (unless you have gcc, etc.
running on the embedded device). For example, I had no trouble
cross-compiling crond, but I'm having trouble getting an ftp client
compiled correctly.

Tom, KD7LXL

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 9:45 AM, Andrew Rich <vk4tec at people.net.au> wrote:
> Gudday
>
>  I have been doing some testing with ADS-B and graphics displays using GD and
>  LINUX.
>
>  This gives me a graphics display on the fly.
>
>  My question is about embeded LINUX devices.
>
>  They say they run LINUX, but what does this mean ?
>
>  Do they have the ability to run perl, MySQL and GD ?
>
>  If I can get a small PC and a little LCD I can do all sorts of kewl stuff.
>
>  Here is a sample of what I mean
>
>  http://tech-software.net/cdti.htm
>
>  Andrew Rich
>
>  VK4TEC
>
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