Building Angstrom distro for non-gta architecture

Shaz shazalive at
Wed Oct 22 14:13:23 CEST 2008

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 4:31 AM, Shaz <shazalive at> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 3:54 AM, Nicola Mfb <nicola.mfb at> wrote:
>> 2008/10/22 Shaz <shazalive at>
>>> Hi folks,
>>> I want to build the angstrom distribution or the FSU for ARM
>>> VersatilePB. I need to know what I can do to the mokoMakefile so that
>>> I can get it working. If tthis is not possible than what else should I
>>> do to handle the build with OE?
>> MokoMakefile should be used to build 2008.x openmoko distributions.
>> Makefile at should be used to build FSO.
>> If you want to build Angstrom you should follow official angstrom build
>> instructions.
>> You should set a MACHINE in your conf file and oe will build your distro for
>> the right CPU.
> Can you please send me your conf file because I am not very accustomed
> with OE environment and do you mean that OE will also build a glibc
> based toolchain for the machine.
Ok, I got it:

Machine = qemuarm

Right. And then use the rootfs and kernel with qemu-system-arm.


> Is there some sort of tutorial or a wiki page from openmoko or OE that
> tells how to do this stuff?
>> I'm doing some test with "qemuarm" and using built images with
>> qemu-system-arm -M versatilepb runs, I have only to investigate why the
>> mouse does not works with opie/gpe.
>> Regards
>>     Nicola
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> Thanks.
> --
> Shaz


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