Compiling Busybox to play around with Android & ARM

Download source code from git:

$ git clone git://
$ cd busybox/


$ export ARCH=arm
$ export CROSS_COMPILE=/opt/gcc-4.1.2-glibc-2.5-nptl-3/arm-none-linux-gnueabi/bin/arm-none-linux-gnueabi-
$ make menuconfig

In menuconfig set the following options

$ Busybox Settings --> Build Options --> Build Busybox as a static binary (no shared libs)  -  Enable this option by pressing "Y"
$ Busybox Settings --> Build Options --> Cross compiler prefix  -  Set this option equal to "arm-none-linux-gnueabi-"
$ Busybox Settings --> Installation Options --> Don't use /usr  -  Enable this option by pressing "Y"
$ Linux Module Utilities --> () Default directory containing modules - Set this option to nothing
$ Linux Module Utilities --> () Default name of modules.dep - Set this option to nothing
Compile it using make
$ make
$ file busybox
busybox: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, ARM, version 1 (SYSV), statically linked, for GNU/Linux 2.6.14, stripped

Upload the file busybox to your device and instal it from the device console:

$./busybox --install -s

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