Re: [yocto] Multiple partitions in drive image

2012-10-12 Thread Rudolf Streif
Jonathan, For what hardware are you building? It depends on the hardware how you need to layout the file system on the boot device. YP provides you with a kernel image and a root file system image and eventually, dependent on the hardware, with bootloaders in ${TMPDIR}/deploy/images. Rudi

Re: [yocto] Requesting information on some variables

2012-10-17 Thread Rudolf Streif
Scott, Thanks for addressing this confusing part. The list of DISTRO_FEATURES (DF) and MACHINE_FEATURES (MF) in the documentation also does not seem to be complete. For instance, vfat is (at least the code in bitbake.conf that intersects DF and MF suggests so) is a MF as well as a DF. It also

Re: [yocto] Olb Beagleboard support

2012-11-12 Thread Rudolf Streif
To chime in: I successfully used kernel and root fs built by plain Yocto, meta and meta-yocto layers, for C4 and xM Beagleboards. On some C4 with certain MMC I had the issue that the kernel would not be able to mount the root fs and just sat there waiting. Unplugging and replugging the MMC resets

Re: [yocto] do_fetch failure with libowl-0.1

2012-11-14 Thread Rudolf Streif
Looks like the downloaded source file is corrupted although that should be caught by the checksum verification. Try to locate the source file in DL_DIR and unpack it manually. If it is corrupt delete the file, run a cleanall on the libowl recipe and run bitbake again. Rudi On Nov 14, 2012 10:39

Re: [yocto] should users be able to run yocto's pre-built images standalone?

2012-12-11 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Robert, a basic question -- is it supported that users be able to download and run yocto's pre-built QEMU images without having to download an entire build system, and set up bitbake, etc? theoretically, of course, it can be done, but it's not set up to do it conveniently (if it even

Re: [yocto] Busybox still old version: Still looking for a clear understanding of an old mystery.

2013-01-15 Thread Rudolf Streif
Brian, What are you exactly referring to as new version? The package version that bitbake builds is defined by the recipe, through the version designation in the recipe's file name or through explicitly setting PV. I think what you are trying to do is to modify the busybox configuration and then

[yocto] PROVIDES for Yocto Kernel Recipes

2013-02-07 Thread Rudolf Streif
I apologize if that has been brought up before. The linux-yocto kernel recipes include the git tags into PV by explicitly setting: PV = ${LINUX_VERSION}+git${SRCPV} This means that you cannot for example do bitbake linux-yocto-3.2 anymore because PROVIDES does not contain linux-yocto-3.2 but

Re: [yocto] PROVIDES for Yocto Kernel Recipes

2013-02-07 Thread Rudolf Streif
you would not get the bbappends. Cheers, Rudi On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 5:39 PM, Bruce Ashfield bruce.ashfi...@gmail.comwrote: On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 8:22 PM, Rudolf Streif rudolf.str...@linux.comwrote: I apologize if that has been brought up before. The linux-yocto kernel recipes include

[yocto] [danny] core-image-minimal-dev is missing dev packages

2013-02-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
This is weird and I do not have an explanation for it. For Danny: core-image-minimal-dev is missing the dev packages (pkg-dev) I build it but the packages are not there. The cause does not seem to be my setup because the core-image-minimal on the ADT download site is missing them too. The

Re: [yocto] [danny] core-image-minimal-dev is missing dev packages

2013-02-09 Thread Rudolf Streif
Thanks, Paul. Not sure however. I should have included that I used plain old i586 architecture. There should be no dashes/underscore issues there. :rjs On Feb 9, 2013 6:30 AM, Paul Eggleton paul.eggle...@linux.intel.com wrote: On Friday 08 February 2013 19:17:35 Rudolf Streif wrote

Re: [yocto] [danny] core-image-minimal-dev is missing dev packages

2013-02-09 Thread Rudolf Streif
I have not verified every single dev package but the linker files in /usr/lib/arch and related are missing. You cannot link against a dev image sysroot. That used to work. :rjs On Feb 9, 2013 9:19 AM, Rudolf Streif rstr...@linuxfoundation.org wrote: Thanks, Paul. Not sure however. I should have

Re: [yocto] hob error

2013-02-13 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Andre, You may want to send the content for layer.conf and bblayers.conf. However, you may have a typo if you copied and pasted the error message: ${BBPATH}:/home/andre/fsl-community-bsp/soucers/meta-fsl-arm which triggered exception Exception: variable BBPATH reference itself! It says

Re: [yocto] select installation packages

2013-02-14 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Andre, There actually is no recipe for building the nano editor in YP by default. Unless you added one, bitbake -b nano would result in this output ERROR: Unable to find any recipe file matching 'nano' I have attached a recipe for you to build nano and a patch to handle a configuration

Re: [yocto] The Yocto Project at upcoming conferences

2013-02-14 Thread Rudolf Streif
[mailto: yocto-boun...@yoctoproject.org] *On Behalf Of *Rudolf Streif *Sent:* Thursday, February 14, 2013 8:39 AM *To:* John Mehaffey *Cc:* Yocto Project *Subject:* Re: [yocto] The Yocto Project at upcoming conferences ** ** ** ** It appears that there will be a 2-day training session

Re: [yocto] Updating uboot to v2013.01

2013-02-20 Thread Rudolf Streif
Satya, Simply look at the u-boot recipes in meta/recipes-bsp/u-boot such as u-boot_2012.04.01.bb. You can simply copy it and name it u-boot_2013.01.bband then modify SRCREV to the revision that corresponds to the tag 2013.01 or 2013.01.01 in git.denx.de: for 2013.01:

Re: [yocto] Updating uboot to v2013.01

2013-02-26 Thread Rudolf Streif
to mkimage. Hans On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 6:01 PM, Hans Beckérus hans.becke...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 5:16 PM, Rudolf Streif rstr...@linuxfoundation.org wrote: Satya, Simply look at the u-boot recipes in meta/recipes-bsp/u-boot such as u

Re: [yocto] Updating uboot to v2013.01

2013-02-28 Thread Rudolf Streif
appreciated but I am also currently trying to solve it.. I just downloaded a git kernel from the avionic site and can you please tell me how to configure it to so that the build system takes this as kernel and build it Greets, Satya On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 6:21 PM, Rudolf Streif rstr

Re: [yocto] uboot.bin and rootfs but not uImage

2013-02-28 Thread Rudolf Streif
message when I was building the kernel... Actuallly I have a kernel git given by the company I downloaded it and is in my work pc.. How can I tell the build system to use that kernel? On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 8:17 PM, Rudolf Streif rstr...@linuxfoundation.org wrote: Satya, your machine

Re: [yocto] linux 3.8

2013-03-01 Thread Rudolf Streif
Bruce, On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Bruce Ashfield bruce.ashfi...@windriver.com wrote: But note, Greg is talking specifically about LTSI, we don't expect more than one LTSI per year, and we are already locked into the LTSI 3.4. However, as far as I understand it the 3.4 snapshot in

Re: [yocto] yocto beaglebone build no uImage on DOS partition.

2013-03-01 Thread Rudolf Streif
Edward, Yes, you do need of course a uImage which is the Linux kernel image with the necessary wrapper for u-boot. If you do not have one after your build finishes in path-to-build-env/tmp/deploy/images then building the Linux kernel failed and you should look for error messages. To build just

Re: [yocto] uboot.bin and rootfs but not uImage

2013-03-02 Thread Rudolf Streif
options are available with linux-yocto based recipes (custom or the ones part of oe-core), which will allow you some more flexibility in handling modifications to the kernel. Cheers, Bruce Thanks Rudy in advance, Satya On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 9:31 PM, Rudolf Streif rstr

Re: [yocto] [poky] FW: Is there a guide for adding a board to the yocto system?

2013-03-06 Thread Rudolf Streif
On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Rifenbark, Scott M scott.m.rifenb...@intel.com wrote: Isn’t this a matter of creating a BSP layer for the desired board? If so, doesn’t one try to find a similar board from one of the supported/released yocto BSPs and then modify that to create the custom

Re: [yocto] Question about file systems

2013-03-06 Thread Rudolf Streif
There is a major difference between ext3 and ext4 which is called delayed (block) allocation. Delayed allocation of blocks increases the risk of data loss in certain circumstances. While ext3 typically syncs cache to disk every 5s, it can take 2min with ext4. On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 10:20 AM,

Re: [yocto] Hob and bitbake problem!

2013-03-20 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Florin, You will need to look in the log file of the compile task for Qt4 to find out what's going on: see /home/user/poky-danny-8.0/ build/tmp/work/core2-poky-linux/qt4-x11-free-4.8.1-r47. 1/temp/log.do_compile.28027 In the log file you will see the output of qmake and the compiler. :rjs

Re: [yocto] RFC: Post build configuration

2013-04-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
The process that you are describing is commonly called device provisioning. I have experienced this process from different angles: working for a company making functional test equipment for electronics production lines and working for a company providing software for set-top boxes. From this

Re: [yocto] i think the list of required software needs to be clarified

2013-04-09 Thread Rudolf Streif
In a sense yes. From how I understand it, anything that is listed as a required utility in SANITY_REQUIRED_UTILITIES does not even have to be listed in ASSUME_PROVIDED. The required native utilites should fail the sanity test right away if they are not there. For any dependency listed in

Re: [yocto] RFC: Post build configuration

2013-04-09 Thread Rudolf Streif
Ramana, Maybe I do not understand what exactly you are looking for. Maybe you have some concrete examples. Anything that somehow changes the configuration of the target has to go into the root file system one way or the other. You can easily include packages into the root file system by adding

Re: [yocto] potentially confusing explanation of defconfig in kernel dev manual

2013-04-13 Thread Rudolf Streif
That's how I interpret it: Wholesale = defconfig Incremental = configuration fragments Following kernel practices my defconfig files always have a working configuration and then I use configuration fragments to make adjustments. But of course you can have an incomplete configuration in

Re: [yocto] runqemu: Could not initialize SDL(No available video device) - exiting

2013-04-18 Thread Rudolf Streif
Should YP be trying to build its own copy of libSDL (with the -devel) if it finds some part of libSDL (i.e. the header files) is missing from the host? This is almost like a host contamination issue, no? You are raising an interesting point to which I have no answer. YP has a recipe to build

Re: [yocto] Patching from .bbappend

2013-04-22 Thread Rudolf Streif
You got it figured out? Simply add FILESEXTRAPATHS_prepend := ${THISDIR}/${P}: SRC_URI += mypatch.patch PRINC := ${@int(PRINC) + 1} to your bbappend and put your patch in a subdirectory packagename-packageversion relative to the recipe. :rjs ___

Re: [yocto] building the BitBake manual

2013-05-15 Thread Rudolf Streif
Scott, On FC18 these packages are also called xmlto and dblatex. xmlto has a dependency on flex which the package manager should install automatically. dblatex has dependencies on texlive-*. :rjs On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 9:07 PM, Rifenbark, Scott M scott.m.rifenb...@intel.com wrote: When

Re: [yocto] building the BitBake manual

2013-05-15 Thread Rudolf Streif
And I hit the send button too early: on FC18 you also have to install texlive-multirow. :rjs On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 10:16 PM, Rudolf Streif rstr...@linuxfoundation.org wrote: Scott, On FC18 these packages are also called xmlto and dblatex. xmlto has a dependency on flex which the package

Re: [yocto] ADT Install Issues

2013-05-21 Thread Rudolf Streif
What root file system are you using with your Eclipse ADT setup? If you are using one of the default ones that you can specify in adt_installer.conf or your own? In any case it looks as if your root file system image is not suitable for development work. You would need to use image targets that

Re: [yocto] Documenting YP Development Environment in more detail

2013-06-23 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Trever et al: If I were writing a book about Yocto/OE, This is a project I am currently working on, a book about the Yocto Project. The goal is to enable readers to do practical projects with YP. As the subject matter for the project described in the book I have chosen a home automation

Re: [yocto] Documenting YP Development Environment in more detail

2013-06-24 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Trevor, On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 5:56 AM, Trevor Woerner trevor.woer...@linaro.orgwrote: Awesome! That's great news! I was hoping someone would beat me to it :-) I look forward to reading it once it's done. Do you have a publisher or an expected release date? Yes, I do. Pearson and the

[yocto] Task Build Issue

2012-02-03 Thread Rudolf Streif
I created this task for test purposes: DESCRIPTION = My Custom Tasks LICENSE = MIT LIC_FILES_CHKSUM = file://${COREBASE}/LICENSE;md5=3f40d7994397109285ec7b81fdeb3b58 \ file://${COREBASE}/meta/COPYING.MIT;md5=3da9cfbcb788c80a0384361b4de20420 PACKAGES = \ task-mytask-apps \

Re: [yocto] Task Build Issue

2012-02-03 Thread Rudolf Streif
Thank you, Khem. That does resolve the problem. Using just ALLOW_EMPTY = 1 would also cover the other packages, I suppose. :rjs On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 9:04 PM, Khem Raj raj.k...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Khem Raj raj.k...@gmail.com wrote: add ALLOW_EMPTY_

Re: [yocto] Build Error

2012-02-05 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Sean, icon-naming-utils fails because the download site does not have the source archive available. You can download it from h ttp://downloads.yoctoproject.org/mirror/sources/icon-naming-utils-0.8.7.tar.gzhttp://downloads.yoctoproject.org/mirror/sources/icon-naming-utils-0.8.7.tar.gz For the

Re: [yocto] Adding test files to an image

2012-03-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
Jeff, Use hyphen instead of underscore for the subdirectory SRC_URI: SRC_URI = file://myvideos-1.0/myvideos-**1.0.tar.gz and of course for the subdirectory in the subdirectory where the recipe is located. The file fetcher copies the entire path myvideos-1.0/myvideos-1.0.tar.gz to ${WORKDIR}.

Re: [yocto] contradictory explanations of IMAGE_INSTALL in yocto manuals

2012-03-09 Thread Rudolf Streif
I tried the versions _append and += as well as _prepend and =+ with the IMAGE_INSTALL and other variables. So far I have not run into any issues where one would behave differently from the other. The only thing you have to remember with the _append and _prepend versions is that you have to include

Re: [yocto] contradictory explanations of IMAGE_INSTALL in yocto manuals

2012-03-09 Thread Rudolf Streif
. Day rpj...@crashcourse.cawrote: On Fri, 9 Mar 2012, Rudolf Streif wrote: I tried the versions _append and += as well as _prepend and =+ with the IMAGE_INSTALL and other variables. So far I have not run into any issues where one would behave differently from the other. The only thing you

Re: [yocto] contradictory explanations of IMAGE_INSTALL in yocto manuals

2012-03-11 Thread Rudolf Streif
I tried the versions _append and += as well as _prepend and =+ with the IMAGE_INSTALL and other variables. So far I have not run into any issues where one would behave differently from the other. The only thing you have to remember with the _append and _prepend versions is that you have to include

Re: [yocto] tentative list of vars to be dropped from variable glossary

2012-03-26 Thread Rudolf Streif
Another variable that seems to be dropped from the latest 1.1.1 revision of the Reference Manual is BBMASK. In previous versions of the manual it was explained that this variable can be used to remove packages from images. However, that did not work for me and it did not surprise me either. To

Re: [yocto] can all of the licensing discussion be centralized in an appendix?

2012-03-26 Thread Rudolf Streif
there's *way* too much coverage of licensing sprinkled throughout. most people are not going to care about licensing until the time comes to maybe start distributing their BSP. The ability of collecting licensing information, tracking license changes and providing the license information

Re: [yocto] can all of the licensing discussion be centralized in an appendix?

2012-03-26 Thread Rudolf Streif
that under an Advanced Topics section which could act as a container for other stuff too such as multi-lib etc. Rudi *From:* yocto-boun...@yoctoproject.org [mailto: yocto-boun...@yoctoproject.org] *On Behalf Of *Rudolf Streif *Sent:* Monday, March 26, 2012 2:52 PM *To:* yocto@yoctoproject.org

Re: [yocto] tentative list of vars to be dropped from variable glossary

2012-03-26 Thread Rudolf Streif
Thanks, Richard. Clearer now but not entirely. BBMASK removes recipes from being parsed. It does not remove them from images although that would I guess be an indirect result since you could no longer build them. Yes, it removes it from being parsed. I used, for test although not

Re: [yocto] can all of the licensing discussion be centralized in an appendix?

2012-03-29 Thread Rudolf Streif
://www.yoctoproject.org/docs/latest/dev-manual/dev-manual.html. With this new context, maybe you can augment or comment on your previous comments J ** ** I appreciate your help, Scott ** ** *From:* rstr...@linuxfoundation.org [mailto:rstr...@linuxfoundation.org] *On Behalf Of *Rudolf Streif

Re: [yocto] which yocto doc explains bitbake assignment variations?

2012-03-29 Thread Rudolf Streif
Robert, I don't think that the YP manuals do. That's more Bitbake. However, here is some copied out of my docs. (List excuse the formatting. It's copied from an HTML page.) - *Variable Setting (=)* Set a variable by assigning it a value using the *=* sign. Values must be

Re: [yocto] which yocto doc explains bitbake assignment variations?

2012-03-29 Thread Rudolf Streif
2012, Rudolf Streif wrote: VAR = value In this example, VAR is set to value. so the = assignment will *always* set the variable to that value, regardless of what combination of =, ?= or ??= has come before it, correct? Early Default Value Assignment (?=) A variable

Re: [yocto] How is the list in package.manifest derived?

2012-05-15 Thread Rudolf Streif
Thanks for your response, Beth. I am using the default: RPM. :rjs On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 3:53 PM, Flanagan, Elizabeth elizabeth.flana...@intel.com wrote: On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 3:38 PM, Rudolf Streif rudolf.str...@linux.com wrote: I used poky-denzil-7.0 to build a core-image-minimal

Re: [yocto] How is the list in package.manifest derived?

2012-05-15 Thread Rudolf Streif
Related to that I have another question. If I use this recipe to create an image DESCRIPTION = A small image with gcc IMAGE_INSTALL = task-core-boot gcc LICENSE = MIT inherit core-image and call it myimage.bb ${TMPDIR}/deploy/icenses will contain a subdirectory named myimage. However, the

Re: [yocto] How is the list in package.manifest derived?

2012-05-15 Thread Rudolf Streif
I think kernel and uboot are not bundled into image but kernel modules are why module-init-tools does not appear there might be a bug Yes, that is technically of course correct. However, the idea of package.manifest and license.manifest should be to provide a list of everything that goes into

[yocto] Building linux-yocto kernel for BeagleBone

2012-05-25 Thread Rudolf Streif
Has anyone tried to build a linux-yocto kernel for the BeagleBone? I understand that there is the meta-ti layer to build an image for the BBone but the recipes are not utilizing the Yocto Project kernels. I know that the OMAP3 CPU of the BBoard is different form the AM355x CPU on the BBone.

Re: [yocto] Building linux-yocto kernel for BeagleBone

2012-05-29 Thread Rudolf Streif
a small BeagleBoard in a small factor so a common base like a bare build for BeagleBoard should run on BeagleBone. I think the is same for OMAP family. God blesses!!! Best regards, Sanyaade On 25 May 2012 23:52, Rudolf Streif rudolf.str...@linux.com wrote: Has anyone tried to build a linux

[yocto] [Eclipse ADT] Eclipse plugin download site is not a valid Eclipse site

2012-08-22 Thread Rudolf Streif
The download site http://downloads.yoctoproject.org/releases/eclipse-plugin/1.2.1/indigo/ for the Eclipse plugin is not a correctly setup Eclipse download site. The site root does not have the correct layout for Eclipse to be able to recognize it: site root/ content.jar artifacts.jar

Re: [yocto] [ADT] Sysroot setup issue

2012-08-22 Thread Rudolf Streif
dir missing kernel file issue that Rudi’s reporting to see whether it’s a bug on our end? ** ** Thanks, Jessica ** ** *From:* yocto-boun...@yoctoproject.org [mailto: yocto-boun...@yoctoproject.org] *On Behalf Of *Rudolf Streif *Sent:* Tuesday, August 21, 2012 1:17 PM

Re: [yocto] Beaglebone BSP for denzil?

2012-08-31 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hey Scott, I am doing the same thing for a Linux Foundation class. The root filesystem that YP builds for the BBoard works just fine for the BBone. That's at least true for core-image-minimal. I tested that with the kernel that comes with the BBone. The kernel does not work. The BBoard has an

Re: [yocto] Beaglebone BSP for denzil?

2012-08-31 Thread Rudolf Streif
Typo correction: the BBone has an AM3359 CPU. On Aug 31, 2012 6:44 PM, Rudolf Streif rstr...@linuxfoundation.org wrote: Hey Scott, I am doing the same thing for a Linux Foundation class. The root filesystem that YP builds for the BBoard works just fine for the BBone. That's at least true

Re: [yocto] Beaglebone BSP for denzil?

2012-09-01 Thread Rudolf Streif
Yes, there were a lot of patches that I applied to the upstream kernel. It worked but I do not think that they are all required. That's what I am currently trying to figure out. On Aug 31, 2012 8:03 PM, Khem Raj raj.k...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 6:44 PM, Rudolf Streif rstr

Re: [yocto] Eclipse Juno Plugin?

2012-09-03 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Axel, The autotools.ui package is there in Juno given that you installed Autotools support for CDT. However, it's a newer version and the YP Eclipse plugin 1.2 requires exactly version 1.0.0 of the CDT Autotools support. Until the 1.3 plugin is released and you can point Eclipse to the

Re: [yocto] Beaglebone BSP for denzil?

2012-09-03 Thread Rudolf Streif
and...@chargestorm.sewrote: * Rudolf Streif rstr...@linuxfoundation.org [120901 08:15]: Yes, there were a lot of patches that I applied to the upstream kernel. It worked but I do not think that they are all required. That's what I am currently trying to figure out. Sounds interesting! Do plan

[yocto] [linux-yocto] 'bitbake linux-yocto' after 'bitbake linux-yocto -c compile -f' does not create image

2012-09-12 Thread Rudolf Streif
In Denil modifying kernel parameters and doing bitbake linux-yocto -c compile -f bitbake linux-yocto worked perfectly fine. The tasks after compile were rerun and the new kernel copied to tmp/deploy/images In Edison 7.0.1 this does not seem to work anymore. The tasks do not rerun and the kernel

Re: [yocto] [linux-yocto] 'bitbake linux-yocto' after 'bitbake linux-yocto -c compile -f' does not create image

2012-09-12 Thread Rudolf Streif
, Sep 12, 2012 at 8:06 AM, Rudolf Streif rudolf.str...@linux.com wrote: bitbake linux-yocto -c compile -f bitbake linux-yocto worked perfectly fine. The tasks after compile were rerun and the new kernel copied to tmp/deploy/images In Edison 7.0.1 this does not seem to work anymore

Re: [yocto] [linux-yocto] 'bitbake linux-yocto' after 'bitbake linux-yocto -c compile -f' does not create image

2012-09-12 Thread Rudolf Streif
. So it's not isolated to one system only. Thanks, Rudi On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 9:01 AM, Paul Eggleton paul.eggle...@linux.intel.com wrote: On Wednesday 12 September 2012 08:16:46 Rudolf Streif wrote: Thanks, Chris. From what bitbake version on is that command available? The bitbake version

Re: [yocto] The term Package as used in the YP docs

2012-09-28 Thread Rudolf Streif
+1 I agree with Scott's definition. In the general Linux context a Package is a compilation of binaries, documentation, development files, etc. wrapped up in a format that can be used by a package management system to install it on a target system. It is somewhat confusing that YP and OE use the

Re: [yocto] The term Package as used in the YP docs

2012-09-28 Thread Rudolf Streif
, September 28, 2012 11:34 AM To: Rudolf Streif Cc: yocto@yoctoproject.org Subject: Re: [yocto] The term Package as used in the YP docs On Friday 28 September 2012 11:27:37 Rudolf Streif wrote: +1 I agree with Scott's definition. In the general Linux context a Package is a compilation

Re: [yocto] The BitBake equivalent of Hello, World!

2012-10-03 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Patrick, I think I understand what you are looking for. I created this Bitbake Hello World for a training class. It just uses 'raw' Bitbake and a very basic recipe to build the Nano editor (including download from the project site). You need to have a couple of things in place to make this

[yocto] [Poky] Baking core-image-minimal with Poky from Master fails with libffi dependency

2012-10-03 Thread Rudolf Streif
I checked out Poky from Master and tried to build core-image-minimal. do_rootfs failed on the libffi dependency [1]. Is that known/expected? :rjs [1] bitbake core-image-minimal Loading cache: 100% || ETA:

Re: [yocto] The BitBake equivalent of Hello, World!

2012-10-04 Thread Rudolf Streif
[Warning: lengthy post, and probably boring to most.] My Bitbake Hello World is a little more than a basic Hello World. It's idea is to incorporate a layer and use a structure similar to what OE and Yocto are using. You can do it simpler if you want to. I did this a while ago with Bitbake 1.12.0.

Re: [yocto] [Poky] Baking core-image-minimal with Poky from Master fails with libffi dependency

2012-10-04 Thread Rudolf Streif
://lists.linuxtogo.org/pipermail/openembedded-core/2012-September/029759.html 2. If 1. won't work, recompile libowl si libclutter as a workaround. wont fix it on target Cheers, ag On Oct 4, 2012 4:40 AM, Rudolf Streif rudolf.str...@linux.com wrote: No, nothing extra. But you are right about

Re: [yocto] [Poky] Baking core-image-minimal with Poky from Master fails with libffi dependency

2012-10-04 Thread Rudolf Streif
hmmm clearing sstate generally should not be needed. I wonder if there is something to fix here but now you have blown up you cache :) Fair enough. Hindsight. I should have moved it. There will be a next time ___ yocto mailing list

Re: [yocto] The BitBake equivalent of Hello, World!

2012-10-04 Thread Rudolf Streif
Disclaimer: I am no Bitbake expert. I just put this together by rummaging through the Bitbake code for a couple of minutes. I am reasonably confident that what I am saying below is rather accurate but the Bitbake experts know better. Indeed it is. One of my first tasks will be to *remove* as

Re: [yocto] The BitBake equivalent of Hello, World!

2012-10-04 Thread Rudolf Streif
And one final question: Have I been putting this on the wrong mailing list? Kind of, but you would not have gotten my response because I do not subscribe to bitbake-devel :) :rjs ___ yocto mailing list yocto@yoctoproject.org

Re: [yocto] The BitBake equivalent of Hello, World!

2012-10-04 Thread Rudolf Streif
And one final question: Have I been putting this on the wrong mailing list? Possibly, kind of, but you would not have gotten my response because I do not follow to bitbake-devel :) :rjs ___ yocto mailing list yocto@yoctoproject.org

Re: [yocto] The BitBake equivalent of Hello, World!

2012-10-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
The T variable points to a directory were Bitbake places temporary files when building a particular package. It is typically set to T = ${WORKDIR}/temp WORKDIR is the directory into which Bitbake unpacks and builds a package. The default bitbake.conf file sets this variable. T is not to be

Re: [yocto] possible variations on building bootable SD card for BBB?

2013-07-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
so -- short form of the question -- how many ways are there to build a bootable SD card for the BBB using different layers? There are many ways to skin a cat. I created my own BeagleBone BSP layer that builds u-boot and a 3.2 kernel. The idea being to demonstrate how to create a BSP layer.

Re: [yocto] Network booting

2013-07-31 Thread Rudolf Streif
Is there an easy way to have a system boot and load the rootfs from a network server? The classic way is to serve the root file system from an NFS server. You will have to pass the root=/dev/nfs and nfsroot=[server-ip:]root-dir[,nfs-options] to your kernel via boot loader. Every system you

[yocto] [meta-freescale] [meta-fsl-ppc] MPC8572 Machine with Dylan

2013-08-28 Thread Rudolf Streif
I am looking to build for MPC8572 with Dylan and checked out the meta-fsl-ppc BSP layer. Seems like support for that machine was removed in May [1]. The reason given was *u-boot code base can not support mpc85xx for sdk 1.3.2. Howerver, that was contested in a follow-up e-mail. Interestingly, the

Re: [yocto] [meta-freescale] [meta-fsl-ppc] MPC8572 Machine with Dylan

2013-08-28 Thread Rudolf Streif
/denzil/edison for image build of mpc85xx series. ** ** ** ** Best Regards, ** ** Zhenhua ** ** *From:* yocto-boun...@yoctoproject.org [mailto: yocto-boun...@yoctoproject.org] *On Behalf Of *Rudolf Streif *Sent:* Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:34 AM *To:* Yocto

Re: [yocto] Custom defconfig is not used

2013-10-15 Thread Rudolf Streif
Diego, You are appending a kernel recipe that uses the Linux Yocto tooling. The defconfig is essentially comprised of many different pieces from the meta branch of the Yocto kernel repository and optional configuration fragments that you provide. This tooling will not recognize a defconfig file

Re: [yocto] uimage instead of zImage

2013-10-19 Thread Rudolf Streif
Edward, Your zImage is booting fine. The kernel starts and then tries to mount the root file system. But it cannot find it. It's looking for a UBIFS but cannot find it: . VFS: Cannot open root device ubi0:rootfs or unknown-block(0,0): error -19 Please append a correct root= boot option; here

Re: [yocto] uimage instead of zImage

2013-10-23 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Edward, This is what I have in the uEnv.txt file bootcmd= bootfile=zImage ethact= loadaddr= nandboot= nandroot= nandrootfstype= nandargs= loaduimage= loaduimagefat= nandboot= mpurate=auto bootcmd=mmc rescan ; fatload mmc 0:1 0x8030 zImage; bootz 0x8030 Why are you

Re: [yocto] FW: curious about ref manual, sec 6.1.11, oe-init-build-env-memres

2013-12-11 Thread Rudolf Streif
I am picking up this thread since I have been mocking around with the bitbake server. The use of the oe-init-build-env-memresscript is source oe-init-build-env-memres portnumber buildenv The documentation suggests that you can omit the portnumber in which case the script would use 12345.

Re: [yocto] poky-tiny, boot and filesystems

2013-12-18 Thread Rudolf Streif
John, What is your actual problem? You appended the tiny-init recipe and your changes do or do not get put into the rootfs? If you could post your recipe then folks can look at it. As far as boot time is concerned, you need to distinguish boot loader and kernel boot from user space. It looks as

Re: [yocto] fetcher from gitpod

2014-01-23 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Robert, Did you try something like SRC_URI = git://gp@gitpod:linux-stable.git The git fetcher supports authentication with a username, if that is your concern. Regards, Rudi On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 2:19 PM, Robert Berger gm...@reliableembeddedsystems.com wrote: Hi, I would like to

Re: [yocto] Dogfooding and usability testing Toaster

2014-04-09 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Belen, That is exciting. I just ran with it and started a build with toaster in the background. A couple of observations from the get-go: - South 0.8.4 is also needed in addition to Django. The Toaster Wiki [1] does not say that but the Contribute to Toaster page [2] does. - You need

Re: [yocto] Question about remote debugging via gdbserver

2014-04-16 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Federico, I knew that I can add source paths to the debugger. Ok, if that's not the issue what exactly is not working for you? I see in your debug profiles that you have some binaries eg ls. Did you import that binary from sysrootfs on your build machine? Can you please tell me the steps

Re: [yocto] Question about remote debugging via gdbserver

2014-04-28 Thread Rudolf Streif
. gst_pipeline_new), what should I have to do? Federico 2014-04-16 21:22 GMT+02:00 Rudolf Streif rstr...@linuxfoundation.org: Hi Federico, I knew that I can add source paths to the debugger. Ok, if that's not the issue what exactly is not working for you? I see in your debug

Re: [yocto] is anyone giving a yocto talk at linuxcon in chicago in august?

2014-05-01 Thread Rudolf Streif
i would think *someone* would be doing a yocto talk at linuxcon in august. if not, i'll propose one since i need an excuse to go. if one is already on the schedule, i'll propose something else. The typical target for YP (and the YP Dev Day) were the Embedded Linux Conferences not that

Re: [yocto] is anyone giving a yocto talk at linuxcon in chicago in august?

2014-05-02 Thread Rudolf Streif
i think that's what i'm going to submit. tomorrow's the submission deadline so i have to get something in quick. i figure i'll submit something like Building an Embedded Linux System Using YoctoProject, using the BeagleBone Black as the platform example. I have done a POC generating

Re: [yocto] how to specify if multiple bb files are existing

2014-06-04 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Insop, Technically u-boot-fw-utils_2013.01.01 should be used because it's the newer version. However, you can explicitly specify PREFERRED_VERSION_u-boot-fw-utils = 2013.01.01 Cheers, Rudi -- ___ yocto mailing list yocto@yoctoproject.org

Re: [yocto] Understanding Package groups

2014-07-01 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Stefan, You probably have found the explanation on package groups in the reference manual [1]. Package groups are recipes with the sole purpose to create dependencies to simplify image creation. A package group recipe bundles multiple packages together and then instead of having to explicitly

[yocto] core-image-weston: do_rootfs failure installing libcogl

2014-07-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
I am attempting to build core-image-weston with Poky from Master. It fails creating the rootfs when smart tries to install libcogl (details at the end): error: libcogl20-1.18.0-r0@i586 conflicts with libcogl-path20-1.18.0-r0@i586 I have searched for this issue in Bugzilla and across the web.

[yocto] MIPI for Intel E3800 Bay Trail

2014-07-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
This question is lesser a matter of YP but probably of upstream support. Nevertheless, the YP kernel experts would certainly know. Which, if any, of the YP kernels provide MIPI drivers for the Intel E3800? Thanks, Rudi -- ___ yocto mailing list

Re: [yocto] MIPI for Intel E3800 Bay Trail

2014-07-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
v3.13 as far as I remember. Tirsdag den 8. juli 2014 12:14:10 skrev Rudolf Streif: This question is lesser a matter of YP but probably of upstream support. Nevertheless, the YP kernel experts would certainly know. Which, if any, of the YP kernels provide MIPI drivers for the Intel E3800

Re: [yocto] IMAGE_INSTALL

2014-07-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Bharath, IMAGE_INSTALL += \ coreutils \ You may want to post your entire recipe. in my image file. But, I do not see any coreutils package in tmp folder. Let me know if my understanding is wrong. It should be in tmp/work/i586-poky-linux/coreutils/ if you are building for

Re: [yocto] core-image-weston: do_rootfs failure installing libcogl

2014-07-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
Can you file a bug? Thanks, Ross. Done. 6514 -- ___ yocto mailing list yocto@yoctoproject.org https://lists.yoctoproject.org/listinfo/yocto

Re: [yocto] IMAGE_INSTALL

2014-07-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Barath, That alone won't work. You can either quick and dirty add IMAGE_INSTALL_append = coreutils to your conf/local.conf file or you write your recipe but it will need to include another image recipe: DESCRIPTION = A test image for Gumstix boards. LICENSE = CLOSED require

Re: [yocto] dev manual definition of Image is totally wrong

2014-07-25 Thread Rudolf Streif
here: http://www.yoctoproject.org/docs/latest/dev-manual/dev-manual.html#yocto-project-terms the definition of Image refers to the generated artifacts of a build, whereas the standard usage (as typified by the link) more correctly refers to things like core-image-minimal. The term

Re: [yocto] No network at startup using core-image-minimal

2014-08-08 Thread Rudolf Streif
Hi Markus, Please try core-image-base instead of core-image-minimal. That should provide you with the necessary network support. Best regards, Rudi On Aug 8, 2014 6:46 AM, Dr. Markus Eich markus.e...@dfki.de wrote: Dear all, I am setting up my Odroid XU with yocto using the

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