The Build Appliance is a virtual machine which enables you to build and boot a custom embedded Linux image with the Yocto Project using a non-Linux development system. For extensive usage information, see the documentation.
The Build Appliance boots to Hob and can build an image.
Known issues & caveats
As a virtual machine, the Build Appliance is not designed for actual development. It may have issues with networking depending on proxies and firewalls.