[beagleboard] Re: Is the Beagle board a good platform for learning embedded Linux?

I am in the same boat as Bert. My embedded knowledge consists of>
MSP430 and PIC. Is there any reading that may be helpful to begin
working with this?

I found "building embedded linux systems" from O`reilly to be very usefull.
by Karim Taghmour. Possibly a little dated now.
Also www.linuxfromscratch.org for learning about linux in general.

It's funny because on the same day I was reading your post and this


So second edition have just been release:



It's funny on the same time I read this one I read this one also:


So Second edition of Building Embedded Linux Systems by Karim Yaghmour
have just been release :slight_smile:


Thanks for the info, I think I’ll check that book out. Can’t ignore such a coincidence :slight_smile:

For those looking for an introduction to Linux and embedded Linux, I
think the http://free-electrons.com/ electrons training is quite good.
They are very friendly to the open source community with free access
to their materials (http://free-electrons.com/training). If you have
the opportunity to attend their trainings, I'd recommend it.