Java™ SE Embedded 6 Update 34 Runtime Environment Readme

Thank you for choosing Java™ SE Embedded for your embedded system. Java SE Embedded 6 Update 34 is based on Java Development Kit 6 Update 34 (JDK 6u34) and provides specific features and support for embedded systems.

This document provides details about the Java Runtime Environment (JRE™) of Java SE 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.


See also the JDK 6 Release Notes for release information on the JDK 6 platform.

Installation Notes

The Java SE Embedded technology included in this package can be installed using the gunzip and tar utilities.

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

gunzip <name of the downloaded file>

tar xvf <name of the downloaded file>

The directory ejre1.6.0_34 will be created in your current directory and populated with the entire JRE release. This installation directory, <current-directory>/ejre1.6.0_34, 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.

Platform Support

This release of Java SE Embedded 6 Update 34 was tested on Linux for ARM, Power Architecture and x86 systems. The requirements of these systems are specified at Java SE 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 ARMv7.