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Linux on an ATmega8

Posted April 11, 2008 by Chris

Embedded & Real-time versions of Linux have become more popular in recent times because of both the compactness & portability that it offers. This write-up offers a method for getting a GNU/Linux kernel working on an ATmega8.

5 Responses to “Linux on an ATmega8”

  1. Jaap Says:

    Eh isn’t this about programming an ATmega8 WITH Linux? That’s something different from running linux ON the thing.

  2. Chris Says:

    Yeah, titles & descriptions got mixed up on this news post. Thanks for the comment.

  3. Frank Zhao Says:

    while on the subject, check out the KontrollerLab IDE

  4. r3vol Says:

    You fail! That was for zapping code onto the atmega8 under linux. I don’t think the 512k ram is going to be enough?

  5. Chris Says:

    Haha, Thanks r3vol.

    512k Ram can be more than enough for many things. Embedded Linux has indeed come a long way. But this article as I said before is a little off-topic.

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