Category Archives: compiling

Cross-compiling a custom Net-SNMP agent

Building the default agents in Net-SNMP is quite easy if you’re using tools such as Buildroot, and even when building directly from the sources is not a problem. However, is not that easy if you want to cross-build a custom agent inside Net-SNMP. This procedure worked for me, but keep in mind that it was… Read More »

Missing requirements when building with Buildroot

Buildroot is a quite useful tool when working with small-to-medium embedded systems. It helps you to create the toolchain, the rootfs and, of course, building the kernel and hundreds of packages normally found in standard Linux distributions. For using Buildroot you need several mandatory and optional requirements in your host machine. They’re listed in the… Read More »

Running MySQL with <16MB memory in an ARM processor

In many small embedded systems it doesn’t make much sense to have a powerful Relational Data Base Management System (RDBMS) such as MySQL because there is only one application that access the database or one that writes and one/many that reads. In these cases, the best option is SQLite that is may be the widest… Read More »