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Binaries Considered Dangerous

Reposted from my blog on the Yocto Project site. Go there for more pearls of wisdom and other embedded Linux goodies. When I initially started talking publicly about the fact that I was working on the Yocto Project, one of the first questions I got was, in essence, “Why would you need to build an [...] Read more >

A Cool Way to Stay Warm

Cross-posted from a blog entry I wrote on the Yocto Project web site. More embedded Linux goodies over at that site. A couple of weeks ago, we replaced the original heater that was installed when we built our house in 1988. I chronicled that tale in a recent post on this other blog. One of the [...] Read more >

A Quick Yocto-Grid

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project site. Please go there for lots of great embedded Linux information. Here in Hillsboro, Oregon, we have an open office area, and I really wanted a monitor set up which would display the status of our Yocto Project autobuilder for all to see. Since I have a [...] Read more >

The "Yocto-Yumminess" of our BSPs

This is cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project website. Please look over there for more Embedded Linux content. If you’re a geek like me, you might find yourself watching some science fiction movie or show and wondering “why is it that we have no problem talking to extraterrestrials?” Sure, a wookie on Star [...] Read more >

Why Maintenance Releases Matter

I’m cross-posting this from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. Please go there to learn more about embedded Linux and the work we’re doing in the Yocto Project to make it easier for you to develop embedded devices. As the calendar year winds down, I find myself tapping away at the keyboard at [...] Read more >

Corks? Or Screw tops? Why the experience matters

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. Respond here or over there. I’ve noticed a disturbing trend amongst a few of the high quality wineries in my state. They have abandoned the cork to close their high-end wine bottles and turned to screw caps. This is good news to people who struggle [...] Read more >

Meet Edison: the Yocto Project 1.1 release

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project website. Check out the complete site for more information. Back in my college days, I sang in the University Chorus, one of those big choirs who sang a variety of pieces, mostly classical and rarely a more contemporary song. One time we had a young music director [...] Read more >

Aggressive Parking Negotiations and embedded computing

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. Follow up there for more useful embedded Linux information. I was just in Los Angeles this week for a few days of holiday with my family. With apologies to the Angelinos who might read this post, we got an excellent exposure to the local culture: [...] Read more >

Fresh Yocto Code – the M2 Milestone release for embedded Linux goodness

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project site. Head over to http://www.yoctoproject.org for more information about the project, resources and all around good stuff Today we dropped another development milestone build for the Yocto Project. Introducing the M2 build. Our intent for these regular milestone drops is to synch up everything in the project [...] Read more >

High Velocity Embedded Everything

I cross-posted this from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. You can comment on it here, on over there. The David Stewart home was in serious want of a stereo upgrade. The old setup was from the analog days, and with the dominance of Internet, High Definition and Blue Ray, I needed a digital-enabled [...] Read more >

Progress on the next Yocto Project release

I’m cross-posting this from my blog on the Yocto Project site. Head over there to check out videos, documentation and more stories about embedded Linux and the Yocto Project. We had a lot of excitement last April when we launched the 1.0 version of the Yocto Project. We celebrated a little while, and then got ourselves [...] Read more >