Having worked with Linux for the last 20 years, and embedded for more than ten of them, I’ve become quite a fan of virtualization in general and Qemu in particular.
Qemu is a fantastic little tool, created by the Open Source superhero Fabrice Bellard. It can be used to verify an embedded system without having to deal with the problems of actual HW until you really have to. Don’t get me wrong, HW excites me like any other nerd, but if the HW is new and shaky it can be quite a pain to develop higher level functions.
My holy grail is to have a 100% complete and accurate virtualization target per architecture to test my various software projects on. That’s why I created TroglOS.[Read More]