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GNU/Busybox ?!?

GNU/Busybox ?!?

Posted Mar 17, 2007 12:42 UTC (Sat) by k8to (subscriber, #15413)
In reply to: GNU/Busybox ?!? by DonDiego
Parent article: The road to freedom in the embedded world

I did not know that Busybox was a complete kernel.


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GNU/Busybox ?!?

Posted Mar 22, 2007 17:01 UTC (Thu) by landley (subscriber, #6789) [Link]

> I did not know that Busybox was a complete kernel.

It isn't, although it's been run on top of the bare metal with a
newlib/libgloss combo.

Generally, it's fairly Linux-centric though. Busybox+uClibc+Linux is a
complete bootable Linux system, and there may actually be more
deployments in that configuration than all other Linux systems combined.
(I honestly don't know. Embedded devices aren't that fancy or powerful,
and the profit margins positively suck at times, but when they say "we
make it up on volume" they're not kidding.)

GNU/Busybox ?!?

Posted Mar 26, 2007 2:12 UTC (Mon) by k8to (subscriber, #15413) [Link]

That was sarcasm.


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