[meta-freescale] Kernel Configure

Erik Botö erik.boto at pelagicore.com
Thu Apr 10 01:35:03 PDT 2014


If I'm not mistaken the .cfg snippets can only be used with kernels
based on the linux-yocto kernels, which the kernels in meta-fsl-arm*
are not. So the defconfig is the way to go.


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 4:58 AM, Morgan McKenzie <rmtm at uvic.ca> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just been looking into configuring the kernel for my board. I've read
> the documentation at https://community.freescale.com/docs/DOC-95045 so I
> know how to do it; I'm just curious about something.
> In the yocto documentation, they say to add to the kernel configuration you
> can simply use configuration fragments
> http://www.yoctoproject.org/docs/1.5.1/dev-manual/dev-manual.html#creating-config-fragments
> rather than having to replace the entire defconfig; this would be much
> preferable to me as I'm trying to make my development code in its' own
> recipes and not have various changes needed to be made manually (for now I
> will probably just make my own defconfig and have it overwrite the one being
> copied from the freescale portion).
> I took a look at the run.do_configure/compile, etc in the build directory
> for linux-imx and saw that there wasn't any mention of .cfg. Is the .cfg
> file way of doing it something that will eventually be brought into the imx
> code, or am I just missing something? Or is there another recommended way
> I've missed?
> Regards,
> Morgan McKenzie
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