[Buildroot] buildroot working config file

Bjørn Forsman bjorn.forsman at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 08:09:15 UTC 2009

First, _use the buildroot mailing list_. Second, you are replying to an
email that I've already answered, but now in a _new thread_. Please keep
related questions in one thread.

2009/8/24 Raed Abu-Sanad <raedbenz at hotmail.com>:
> Hi,,
> I keep getting errors every time i build and compile the build root for
> i386.

Try posting your build log.

> Can you plz, for now, give me a config File for build root with basic
> operations and configurations that could run on a i386 PC (P4).

I have not used Buildroot for i386 targets so I cannot give you a working
config for that. Have you tried 'make defconfig'?

> Thanks
> raed
> ________________________________
> From: raedbenz at hotmail.com
> To: bjorn.forsman at gmail.com
> Subject: Building Linux system - Beginner‏
> Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 21:08:52 +0100
> Hi,,
> I found your email in the mailing list, and you seemed to me quite
> experienced in buidlroot, I have decided to send you my inquiry, and i would
> be thankful if you reply me back.
> i have put my questions before on the mailing list but no response yet.
> What i have done so far is:
> I managed to build the root filesystem "rootfs.i686.ext2" and kernel
> bzImage.
> My questionsd are:
> 1- how do use this format of filesystem "rootfs.i686.ext2" ??? usually what
> i know the rootfs consists of multiple directories or an archive and you
> untar it to your target device, e.g. USB flash or HDD partition and you get
> the directories..
> 2- I also enabled grub in the filesystem section of the buildroot
> configuration (when i ussued make menuconfig) in the beginning. how can i
> use this grub to install a bootloader in a  USB?
> what i want to do is to put the rootfs and kernel with GRUB bootloader to
> CF/USB flash and run linux.
> How can i do that?
> again, I would be thankful if you could reply me.
> Thanks
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