Subject: Re: Guide to embedding NetBSD?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brian Rose <email@example.com>
Date: 11/26/2003 21:26:59
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Nov 2003, Jason Hecker wrote:
>>What documentation should I be looking at as a guide for getting a
>>FLASHable (as in standard memeory mapped FLASH) image with a compressed
>>kernel and filesystem? I've picked up some clues from the archives of
>>this mailing list and from poking about in the arch conf files and other
>>source but there are things missing.
> The process itself is scattered across a bunch of machine-dependent and
> machine-independent Makefile-fragments, see src/distrib/common and
> src/distrib/i386/floppies/common etc.
I have written some docs about creating tiny OSes based on NetBSD.
You could probably combine these with a motherboard that will boot from a USB flash drive to get a decent prototype from off the shelf equipment.