In embedded Linux development, there are two approaches when it comes to what operating system to run on your device. Either build your own distribution (with tools such as Yocto/OpenEmbedded-Core, Buildroot etc.) or you use a binary distribution where Debian and derivatives are common.
It is common to start out with a binary distribution. This is a natural approach as this is a familiar enviro...Read more
Last month, Linux Journal published an online article on key considerations for software updates for embedded Linux and IoT. The article was written by our own Eystein Stenberg.
Below are the key takeaways from the article.
There are two main reasons for ensuring you are be able to update your embedded devices.