[Buildroot] Minimal X-system for ARM ?
Noel.Vellemans at visionBMS.com
Tue Sep 13 14:31:54 UTC 2011
OK, you re right not enough info to be accurate. (sorry)
At this time I'm trying to build an arm-system with an LCD and capacitive-touch-screen-interface ( I do not have a REAL-keyboard).
In the ideal case I would like to build a device that compares to some sort of tablet.
That runs some extra software to handle direct-input/outputs and serial communications to external-devices.
The LCD-would then be used to visualize some stuff.
In the most ideal case I would like to do this with the WEB-BROWSER, that is running on the ARM-device himself, making it possible to build a fancy user interface without the need of real-coding and giving me the option (for free) to look/see at it remotely (with a PC and browser).
Also would the WEB-Brouwser-UI allow me to change the look and feel of the device without the need of 'real' coding.
At this time I have the this setup running on DirectFB (meaning without xserver/client), but I'm having troubles to get a 'VIRTUAL-keyboard' running under directFb.
I was looking at some other systems that you can compare and the all seem to have an X-server (and window manager) running.
So I though things would be more easy/better if I had a X-server (and client and associated libs) running, as far as I can see this gives me the option of the Virtual-keyboard.
I must Say I'm new to building X (server/clients and window-managers... This was the reason for the question)
From: buildroot-bounces at busybox.net [mailto:buildroot-bounces at busybox.net] On Behalf Of Thomas Petazzoni
Sent: 13Sep11 15:45
To: buildroot at busybox.net
Subject: Re: [Buildroot] Minimal X-system for ARM ?
Le Tue, 13 Sep 2011 15:12:11 +0200,
"Vellemans, Noel" <Noel.Vellemans at visionBMS.com> a écrit :
> I wonder if someone can tell me where to find a 'requirements' list
> that tells me what I have to build (select) in order to get a minimal
> X-SYSTEM running (for an ARM powered device)?
> [ there are so many possible options (in buildroot) that it is nearly
> impossible to try them all ]
> In other words is there someone out there that can provide me a
> working buildroot configuration that allows me to build a
> Or a link to a webpage describing what the requirements are for a
> minimal X-system, would also be welcome.
Could you define what "X-system" is ? Are you referring to the X.org graphics server and its associated libraries ?
Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux development, consulting, training and support.
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