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Java™ SE for Embedded 6 Runtime Environment

Apr 21, 2011

Thank you for choosing Java SE for Embedded for your embedded system. Java SE for Embedded 6 Update 25 is based on the Java Platform 6 Update 25, Standard Edition (Java SE 6 Update 25) and provides specific features and support for embedded systems.

This document provides details about the Java Runtime Environment (JRE™) of Java SE for Embedded 6. The Java Runtime Environment contains the Java virtual machine, runtime class libraries, and Java application launcher that are necessary to run programs written in the Java programming language. It is not a development environment and does not contain development tools such as compilers or debuggers. For development tools, see the Java Development Kit (JDK™) Tools and Utilities documentation.

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Installation Notes

 

The Java SE for Embedded technology included in this package is delivered using the gunzip and tar utilities. The rpms utility and a self-extracting shell script packaging are also available upon request.

To install Java SE for Embedded on your system, download the files onto your system and uncompress the binary files with the following commands:

gunzip <package name>
tar xvf <package name>

The directory ejre1.6.0_25 will be created in your current directory and populated with the entire JRE release. This installation directory, <current-directory>/ejre1.6.0_25, will be hereafter referred to as <JAVA_HOME>.

Add <JAVA_HOME>/bin to your PATH environment variable setting in order to run the Java binaries.

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Platform Support

 

This release of Java SE for Embedded 6 was tested on Linux for ARM, Power Architecture and x86 systems. The requirements of these systems are specified at Java SE for Embedded System Requirements. For ARM, testing was done on the v5, v6 and v7 architectures. Power Architecture systems based on e600 core and e500v2 core architectures were tested. Headless mode was tested on all systems; headful mode was tested on ARM v7.

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For Java SE for Embedded product inquiries, please contact the Java SE for Embedded team.

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