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DIY embedded linux microcontroller

  1. Sep 18, 2010 #1
    Hi all!

    Does anyone know of any good sites for how to build a DIY embedded linux microcontroller?

    I know that I'll need a processor of some sort (was thinking maybe an ARM device), a ROM for the bootloader and kernal, RAM for the general processing, and a JTAG or programming interface of some sort for the ROM. Where's a good place to look for these components? And, how to go about wiring them up once I've obtained them?

    I've played around a bit with the Arduino stuff-- I'm looking to take a step up and roll my own board. I'm not looking for anything fancy-- just want to get the traditional "hello world" blinking led going on a board running an embedded linux distribution.

    Any and all help is appreciated :)

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