[Buildroot] How to change kernel version
benjamin at micronet24.de
Tue Aug 21 17:18:10 UTC 2007
On Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 07:13:11PM +0100, Thiago A. Corrêa wrote:
> Thanks Benjamin. I tried with .20 but had build errors for some weird
> reason. Didn't try .18 that I know is working since I was told the
> minimum would be .19, but will give this a shot.
> Right now I am trying to build the whole thing with .22, so I would
> only have to find a way to fix the kernel.
Another thing would be to use the git-repository of H. Skinnemoen
making a (soft-)link from your build_avr32/linux-2.6.22 to the directory
you fetched this in, you only have to "touch .unpacked; touch .patched"
int that dir and you can use it via the buildroot-environment.
> On 8/20/07, Benjamin Tietz <benjamin at micronet24.de> wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 19, 2007 at 02:47:35PM +0200, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Thiago A. Corrêa" <thiago.correa at gmail.com>
> > > To: <buildroot at uclibc.org>
> > > Sent: Sunday, August 19, 2007 4:40 AM
> > > Subject: [Buildroot] How to change kernel version
> > >
> > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I searched over the archives but I couldn't find anything about how
> > > > one could change the kernel version. The only available option for
> > > > AVR32, 2.6.22, is unable to boot on an STK1000 due to a bug in the MMC
> > > > drivers, so I would like to change it to 2.6.18 which actually works.
> > > >
> > > > Kind Regards,
> > > > Thiago A. Correa
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> > > That is simple, you can't do it within buildroot!!!
> > Nope, it is possible, but thanks to ulf more difficult than necessary.
> > First you should edit buildroot/toolchain/kernel-headers/Config.in and
> > remove that "!BR2_avr32 &&" on the kernelversion you want to build.
> > Afterwards fetch the correct patchfile from www.avr32linux.org and save
> > it in the same dir buildroot/toolchain/kernel-headers under a name
> > like linux-2.6.18-avr32.patch
> > afterwards it should do, what you expect. I hope I didn't forget
> > anything.
> > best regards
> > Benjamin
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