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Buildroot Support for 32-bit RISC-V

The patches that I submitted to add 32-bit RISC-V architecture support to Buildroot have recently been committed upstream. As part of this patchset a configuration was added to enable the Buildroot autobuilders so that any potential build… Read More

My Winter Project: Making a Transistor Radio

Introduction So, I’m Mitchell Granger and this winter I had the pleasure of completing my second fortnight of work experience at Embecosm. You may remember if you read the blog, that on my previous visit here I was… Read More

FOSDEM

FOSDEM 2019

FOSDEM once again provided an exciting weekend with over 8000+ attendees, spread across 47 developer rooms. Embecosm would like to thank everyone at this year’s FOSDEM. If you were not able to attend or would like to see the various… Read More

FOSDEM

Embecosm are presenting at FOSDEM 2019

Once again Embecosm will be presenting at the Free and Open Source Developers’ European Meeting (FOSDEM) 2019, held in Brussels. This two-day event on the 2-3 February is a free and non-commercial event, to promote the widespread use of free… Read More

Buildroot menuconfig screen

Adding RISC-V 64-bit Support to Buildroot

Background I have been working on adding RISC-V 64-bit architecture support to Buildroot. Buildroot is an embedded Linux build system that generates complete system images from source for a wide range of boards and processors. Buildroot uses makefiles… Read More

Creating a Remote Weather Station for MAGEEC

My name is Katie Bennett and this summer I had the wonderful opportunity to work for Embecosm in between my A-levels and university. My objective was to create a remote weather station to use as a case study for the… Read More

Protecting secret data with Stack Erase

Hi, I’m Sam Leonard, and I’m going into my second year of A-levels. I’m at Embecosm for a week as a work experience student, working on producing an exploit as a proof of concept for the Stack Erase feature that… Read More