[meta-freescale] installing firmware-imx
thomas.senyk at pelagicore.com
Tue Mar 5 09:35:02 PST 2013
On Tue, March 05, 2013 13:57:51 Otavio Salvador wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 1:52 PM, Thomas Senyk
> <thomas.senyk at pelagicore.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, March 05, 2013 13:38:00 Otavio Salvador wrote:
> >> On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 9:34 AM, Thomas Senyk
> >> <thomas.senyk at pelagicore.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > I just tried to install the imx6 vpu firmware.
> >> > I needed to do:
> >> > IMAGE_INSTALL += "firmware-imx-vpu-imx6q"
> >> >
> >> > firmware-imx-vpu or firmware-imx is not working.
> >> > .. that way my image is not only fsl-specific (which it already is due
> >> > to
> >> > fsl- codec) but also chip specific.
> >> >
> >> > Not sure I get this right, but the fsl-codecs are useless without the
> >> > firmware, right?
> >> > If so: maybe the fsl-codecs/gst-fsl-plugin should have a RDEPENDS on
> >> > firmware- imx-vpu-<machine>?
> >> Which image are you using? core-image-base and above ought to have the
> >> right set of firmware out of box.
> > Our own using 'inherit core-image'
> > So it's similar to (/more then) 'core-image-base'
> > I colleague found that adding packagegroup-base adds the firmware
> > ... is that the right way of doing it?
> Yes; this is the generic way of adding it. However it is automatically
> done by every image inheriting core-image.
Ok, but then their is a bug :)
Our image does(!) 'inherit core-image' but the firmware does not get deployed.
> So you must be doing:
> IMAGE_INSTALL = "... "
> And this is wrong, in this specific case. Please change it to:
> CORE_IMAGE_EXTRA_INSTALL += " ... "
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