[Buildroot] newbie comment/question
philippe.ney at pardes.ws
Mon Jan 29 07:47:29 UTC 2007
> I downloaded BuildRoot according to the documentation, tried to jump
> ahead but failed, then went back to the documentation and found that a
> default build failed too. The problem was that the latest uclibc
> snapshot failed to build. I got over that by falling back to the
> uclibc.x.x.1 option instead. (This had worked when I tried to jump
> ahead, but my attempt to build for an i486 target then failed on some
> sort of missing kernel patch target.) OK, with this i686 build complete
> (after falling back to an earlier version of uclibc), I was unable to
> find a kernel to load onto my target. I didn't see this problem
> documented anywhere. How do I compile (or cross-compile, since my goal
> is to use BuildRoot as a cross-platform development tool if possible) a
> kernel image under BuildRoot? Is this outside the scope of BuildRoot?
> I just came over from OpenEmbedded because their support for uclibc
> seems to be deficient, and I didn't see any mention of kernel building
> in the BuildRoot docs. Any help would be appreciated.
Sure you can !
In the sources, have a look in target/device
And in the configuration view go in "Board Support Options"
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