Using uClinux is an excellent way to embed your system! Whether you are an enginner, student, hobbiest, Linux-enthusiast, or all the above :P, getting started with uClinux is a smooth and painless process. A good starting point for the most up-to-date resources and information is the uClinux-dist and this Guide to getting started with uClinux.
Riaan van Boom put together a quick start document for people new to uClinux. This document is a step by step guide to setting up the software up to a point where the kernel can be downloaded to the evaluation board.
Getting started with the official CD distribution of uClinux: [html] [.txt]
Getting started with downloaded source code: [html] [.txt]