[Buildroot] Won't build kernel

Daniel Jabbour daniel at laptouchinc.com
Sat Jan 31 02:32:27 UTC 2009


Definitely. I thought "make" would just run the menuconfig since that  
was one of the options in the buildroot menu. That is a little  
unintuitive ;-). I copied a default .config into the kernel source  
tree shortly after I mailed the list and all was well. Thanks for the  


Daniel Jabbour
Software Engineer
Laptouch, Inc.

On Jan 30, 2009, at 7:44 PM, Dan Lyke wrote:

> On Fri, 30 Jan 2009 18:43:11 -0500
> Daniel Jabbour <daniel at laptouchinc.com> wrote:
>> I'm pretty new to buildroot. However, I have been successfully able
>> to compile a toolchain and root fs. Now I am trying to also compile
>> a kernel using buildroot.
> If you haven't used one of the "_defconfig" files (ie: I'm working on
> at at91sam9261-ek board for prototyping, so I do a "make
> at91sam9261_defconfig" to set up default configuration), then you may
> need to do a "make linux26-menuconfig" as a separate step to set up a
> Linux kernel configuration. This will probably also need a whole bunch
> of setup for your board.
> Am I making any sense here?
> Dan
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