9. Getting help

Below is a list of locations where you can get help in case of trouble. For questions how to do something special with PTXdist or general questions about Linux in the embedded world, try these.

9.1. PTXdist Mailing List

This is an English language public mailing list for questions about PTXdist. See


on how to subscribe to this list. If you want to search through the mailing list archive, visit


Please note again that this mailing list is just related to the PTXdist as a software. For questions regarding your specific BSP, see the following items.

9.2. About Working on the Linux Kernel

The book Linux Kernel in a Nutshell from Greg Kroah-Hartman. Its online version can be read here:


9.3. Chat: IRC and Matrix

Some of the PTXdist development community is active on IRC. Create a connection to the server irc.libera.chat on port 6697 (TLS) or 6667 (plain text) and enter the chatroom #ptxdist.

The same room is also bridged to Matrix at #ptxdist:matrix.org.

This is an English room to answer questions about PTXdist. Best time to meet somebody there is at European daytime.

9.4. Commercial Support

You can order immediate support through customer specific mailing lists, by telephone or also on site. Ask our sales representative for a price quotation for your special requirements.

Contact us at:

Peiner Str. 6-8
31137 Hildesheim
Phone: +49 - 51 21 / 20 69 17 - 0
Fax: +49 - 51 21 / 20 69 17 - 55 55

or by electronic mail: