[Buildroot] [PATCH v3] Add a defconfig for MIPS Creator CI20

Peter Korsgaard 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).

Venlig hilsen,
Peter Korsgaard 

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