[Buildroot] [PATCH v3] Add a defconfig for MIPS Creator CI20
peter at korsgaard.com
Mon Dec 1 10:34:52 UTC 2014
>>>>> "Vicente" == Vicente Olivert Riera <Vincent.Riera at imgtec.com> writes:
>> >> Is mdev in any way required? We normally only enable the basic stuff
>> >> needed to get a booting system in the defconfigs.
>> > I have added mdev to the defconfig in order to get it working out of the
>> > box, because the kernel defconfig we are using doesn't have
>> > DEVTMPFS_MOUNT support, so if you rely on the default /dev management
>> > option (Dynamic using devtmpfs only) it will not work.
>> But when you build a kernel with Buildroot it will automatically enable
>> DEVTMPFS_MOUNT when needed (E.G. when the system isn't configured for a
>> static /dev), so that shouldn't be an issue?
> I didn't know that. So, if you are using a custom defconfig to build the
> kernel, will Buildroot do more modifications depending on which /dev
> management you have selected? Will not respect your defconfig?
Exactly: We do some minimal config tweaks to ensure you have a working
setup. See the logic in linux/linux.mk (LINUX_CONFIGURE_CMDS).
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